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Rihanna Will Revive An Iconic Role In The New Season Of Bates Motel

The pop star will play Marion Crane, the character from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, on the A&E show.

July 22, 2016
Rihanna Will Revive An Iconic Role In The New Season Of <i>Bates Motel</i> Christopher Polk / Getty Images

Rihanna will be joining the upcoming season of A&E's Bates Motel, reviving the iconic Marion Crane character from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, the Hollywood Reporter points out.

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Rihanna was at Comic-Con this weekend and made the announcement public via a cell-phone video. "Let me tell you what a bad bitch is about to do," she says in the video. "I'm about to check into the Bates Motel, very soon."

Comic-Con attendees also got a first look at Rihanna's role in Luc Besson's upcoming sic-fi film Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets. Rihanna will play a dancer in an alien bar run by Ethan Hawke.

Watch footage of Rihanna's Bates Motel announcement below.

Rihanna Will Revive An Iconic Role In The New Season Of Bates Motel