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Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, and Beyoncé all have their own documentaries; now it's Rihanna's turn. Idolator reports that Peter Berg, who served as the executive producer for shows like Friday Night Lights, is helming a film called Rihanna. Not Badgalriri, not Robyn Rihanna Fenty, just Rihanna.
Here's a description of the doc from Film 45's website:
Follow this true international superstar as she navigates life as an artist, businesswoman, and humanitarian, while contending with the inherent pressure of artistic freedom. Peter Berg’s Rihanna is an unfiltered look into Rihanna's life and how she's ascended to become a global icon, providing a glimpse into the evolution of one of the world’s most well-known pop artists.
"Unfiltered?" We like the sound of that. Berg told Deadline that the documentary will be "much more a character study than a music film." He directed Rihanna in the masterpiece that was Battleship, so that's his Rihanna connection. The film's website just says "coming soon" — hopefully that's sooner rather than later.
In addition to the Rihanna documentary news, there are so many fashion-y biopics and docs coming up right now. Movies devoted to Manolo Blahnik and Alexander McQueen are in the works, and Vogue's Met Gala documentary premieres this week.