June 19, 2008 03:40:17 GMT
In a recent interview, the 'Umbrella' hitmaker dished out her 'Mama Black Widow' casting speculation claiming that it is merely a rumor.
Rihanna has grown to be one of the successful R 'n' B stars of today with hit songs like "SOS", "Umbrella" and "Don't Stop the Music". It is no wonder that buzzes keep on hovering around her. And, sure is when there was a say that the songstress is heading to the movie biz by landing a role opposite Mos Def in "Mama Black Widow", the media went frenzy over it. But, what the Barbadian singer really has to say about it?
Talking to MTV, the 20-year-old was quick to come with a denial over her involvement with the Muse Productions' drama. When asked about the matter, she insisted that it was merely a rumor and she herself was surprised by the outing of the news. "No, that's a rumor," claimed the singer who is associated with R 'n' B hunk Chris Brown. "I don't know how people came up with that." Nevertheless, in the taped interview which can be seen below, Rihanna didn't close the door on the possibility to appear on the big screen stating that she is pretty much interested with the thought, though she won't do it with "Widow".
Back in May, Rihanna has been rumored to be touted to play the troubled and tragic sister of Otis Tilson, Carol, in a movie adaptation of Robert "Iceberg Slim" Beck's 1969 novel which tells the story of a man's struggle to keep his family intact as they live their new life in the ghettoized black underworld of Chicago during the 1930s. The movie stars Def, Kerry Washington and Macy Gray. It is scheduled to begin filming under the direction of Darren Grant with the script from Will De Los Santos in fall 2008 to be released in 2009.
Rihanna's Partial Interview: