Celebrity Rihanna Is Returning to the Big Screen in a Music-Filled Drama ... with Adam Driver By Brandi Fowler Brandi Fowler Instagram Website In addition to her extensive fashion, lifestyle, and beauty coverage for InStyle, Brandi has worked as a writer and editor for E! Online, a fashion and lifestyle writer for Hello! US, an editor/on-camera host for AOL, contributing writer and red carpet correspondent for Variety and Cosmopolitan, and has also served as the Hollywood correspondent for Australia's 9News' TheFIX. Her editorial features can also be found on Vitruvi, MTV News, Madame Noire, Hello Beautiful and more covering fashion, beauty, lifestyle, travel, and entertainment news. Her articles have been syndicated by the likes of Health, Marie Claire, Essence, Shape, Yahoo!, People, and more. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 15, 2017 @ 07:00PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Jamie McCarthy/WireImage; Steve Granitz/WireImage A music drama starring Rihanna?! Sign us up. The "Love on the Brain" songstress is set to star in upcoming film Annette, alongside Girls star Adam Driver, according to Variety. The news comes after Annette was first announced in November, and Rihanna was only rumored to be a part of the project at the time. Annette tells the story of a stand-up comedian whose opera singer wife is deceased, IMDB reported. When he finds himself alone with his 2-year-old daughter, he discovers she has a surprising talent. Rihanna Schools Us in Sexy-Sporty Styling at Paris Fashion Week WATCH: Rihanna's Beauty Transformation The movie is written and soundtracked by electronic rock duo Sparks, and was originally supposed to star Rooney Mara, but the actress dropped out of the project due to other commitments. Annette, which will hit theaters in 2018, is scheduled to start shooting later this spring. French filmmaker Leos Carax will make his English-language debut as director. As for triple-threat star Rihanna, this is just the latest addition to her acting repertoire. She also stars in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets with Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman, and more, which premieres in July.