Rihanna To Play Josephine Baker?

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Rihanna is reportedly wanted to play Josephine Baker.

"Rihanna is one of the most talented performers of this millennium and with her unique acting and performing abilities, I have no doubt she will bring Josephine back to life on the big screen," producer W Lance Reynolds said.

If Rihanna lands the role, this wouldn't be her forst foray into acting. Rihanna has starred in Battleship.

Josephine Baker was an American-born French singer who rose to fame in the 1930s. She was also known for her civil rights work.

Rihanna has yet to comment on the role.