The star turned down this small role in the musical summer event.
Annette caused a sensation by opening the last Cannes film festival, and Leos Carax’s movie starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver could have had one more star on the red carpet: Rihanna. Interviewed by USA Today, the director confirmed that he wrote a “small role” specially for the interpreter of“Umbrella”, but that the latter refused his offer.
Here are the details. Attention, it contains a small spoiler on Annette. “I wrote this little role just for her, explains the filmmaker. She was supposed to play Rihanna. When baby Annette became famous, I had planned a duet with the puppet and Rihanna, in which the star felt that this baby was stealing the show from her. “
Here is the trailer forAnnette, which is still at the movies:
Marion Cotillard – Annette: “Leos lives his cinema intensely”