Rihanna Just Revealed The Actress She'd Want To Play Her In A Biopic, And You've Got To Hear Her Reasonings

Rihanna Just Revealed The Actress She'd Want To Play Her In A Biopic, And You've Got To Hear Her Reasonings

It's simply only a matter of time until we get a Rihanna biopic, right?

Rihanna at a Fenty Hair event, wearing a red leather outfit consisting of an oversized jacket and a long skirt, paired with a statement necklace
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Obviously, it's way too soon to even begin working on a possible film. Still, the music and makeup mogul has achieved so much in her career already that she's more than earned the career retrospective film treatment.

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Well, Rihanna was recently asked on the red carpet who she'd cast to play her in a film, and her answer was simply perfect.

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E! News asked the singer at a Fenty Hair event earlier this week, and Rihanna appeared to be thinking hard before choosing...

Rihanna at a Fenty event in a stylish off-shoulder outfit and a statement necklace, looking down while speaking to an E! News reporter
Rihanna at a Fenty event in a stylish off-shoulder outfit and a statement necklace, looking down while speaking to an E! News reporter
Rihanna covers her face while laughing in a red off-shoulder outfit and jewelry during an E! News interview for Fenty Hair product launch
Rihanna covers her face while laughing in a red off-shoulder outfit and jewelry during an E! News interview for Fenty Hair product launch

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Taylor Russell!

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Taylor is a great choice. She's proven her acting chops through films like Waves and Bones and All and the TV series Lost in Space.

Taylor Russell in elegant white turtleneck gown, on red carpet
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She'll reportedly star alongside Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, and Hoyeon in the upcoming film Hope.

Closeup of Taylor Russell
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Still, Rihanna had personal reasons for picking Taylor.

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"You know why? 'Cause she got like a nice forehead. She's fly," the singer said.

Closeup of Taylor Russell
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"I feel like I want to be her, so I want her to pretend to be me. I want people to see me in that light," she continued.

Closeup of Taylor Russell
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It seems like perfect casting, but here's hoping Rihanna's biopic doesn't get off the ground at least until after her long-awaited ninth album comes to fruition.