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Rihanna to Play Infamous ‘Psycho’ Role on ‘Bates Motel’

28 Jul

Source: RollingStones

Singer cast as Marion Crane, the victim in Alfred Hitchcock’s shower scene, in upcoming final season of A&E series

The producers of Bates Motel announced at Comic-Con Friday thatRihanna would play the role of Marion Crane – made famous by actress Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho – on the upcoming fifth and final season of the A&E drama.

“We wanted to thrust the iconic role into a contemporary spotlight and redefine it in a meaningful and exciting new way. We also heard Rihanna was a fan of the show, and we were huge fans of hers, so it was the perfect collision of creativity and fate,” executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin said in a statement (via the Hollywood Reporter).

Rihanna herself also shared the news with her own DIY announcement that she sent to Comic-Con. “Let me tell you what the bad bitch is about to do Continue reading