Just weeks before Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets hits theaters, Rihanna is opening up about the sci-fi film, in which she stars as Bubble, a gorgeous entertainer.
Speaking with Lain Networks, RiRi explained how she became involved with the film, after meeting director Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, Taken 2), who’s been working on the picture for almost a decade.
“He kind of just explored the whole world and explained the vision and my character Bubble,” she said. “I loved it. I thought it was really cool. Sci-fi movies are always really fun and this one has such a modern twist. There’s a lot of reality in this world that’s not real and that’s why I think I was attached to it.”RiRi was also excited about portraying her character Bubble, a cabaret performer, who also appears in the film’s trailer. “She’s in this place, she has to perform, and the thing that makes her feel free is her performing,” she explained. “Her being an artist, her becoming whatever, and making people feel happy that way. She’s an entertainer.”