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Rihanna dominates 'Valerian' world premiere

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 01:06

Singer Rihanna dominated the black carpet at the world premiere of new sci-fi fantasy film ''Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets'' on Monday (July 17) in Hollywood. Edward Baran reports.

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Singer Rihanna was the star attraction on the black carpet at the world premiere of "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" on Monday (July 17) in Hollywood. Although she only has a small part in the film asashape-shifting go-go dancer, all eyes were on her as she arrived. Her co-stars said they were impressed with the pop icon's commitment to her role. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTOR, DANE DEHAAN, SAYING: "She's such an incredibly hard-working person, she was on set all day filming and then she would go out at night and finish her album so she was working around the clock and I've never seen someone work that hard." The movie tells the story of Valerian and his partner Laureline, who must try and discover what's behind the mysterious force at the center of a space station which houses most of the universe's known life. French director Luc Besson came across the comic strip when he was 10 years old and has wanted to make the film ever since. It goes on US release on July 21st.

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Rihanna dominates 'Valerian' world premiere

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 01:06