New York (ANI): Barbadian singer Rihanna is reportedly set to star in the remake of Whitney Houston/Kevin Costner's 1992 movie The Bodyguard. An insider has revealed that Rihanna will be playing Houston's role in the updated version, in what would be a 'young and sexy take' of the movie, while American actor Channing Tatum is being considered for the role of Costner.
“Before the situation with Chris Brown, Ri was getting a lot of scripts. She's been wanting to do movies for a while now," the New York Daily News quoted the insider as saying.
Besides this project, Rihanna is also said to be contemplating a Charlie's Angels sequel. However, the singer's representatives have denied that she has had any meetings with directors, producers or production companies.
Story first published: Monday, March 16, 2009, 16:48 [IST]