Rihanna To Star In 3D Animated Film

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Rihanna will voice 3D animation's first black lead in 'Home'.

Rihanna is setting music aside for her newest project. The Grammy award-winning singer will play the first Black lead character in Dreamworks’ upcoming 3D animated film, Home. In it Rihanna will voice Tip, a teenage tomboy who helps a group of aliens find their new home.

According to Metro, director Tim Johnson describes the film as a post-apocalyptic-alien-invasion-buddy-comedy. Based on the novel The True Meaning of Smekday, the synopsis states: "When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while the Boov get busy efficiently reorganising the planet.”

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In addition to acting, Rihanna will craft an album featuring original songs from the animated film.

The movie is scheduled to be released November 26.

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