Rihanna made the announcement during her performance at CinemaCon 2023 that she will both star in and produce the upcoming Smurfs movie.

The most recent Smurfs movies to be released in the last ten years are The Smurfs 2, which came out in 2013, and The Lost Village, which was released in 2011.

According to Deadline, the yet-to-be-titled Smurfs movie will be a musical and will have a lot of comedic and action-packed scenes.

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Find out everything there is to know about the Smurfs movie, including when it will be released, who is in the cast, what the story is about, and what part Rihanna plays in the film.

Smurfs’ main voice actors

Rihanna made the announcement on stage at CinemaCon 2023 that she will be providing her voice for the lead character in the popular animation Smurfette. Rihanna will reportedly collaborate with Chris Miller as well as Matt Landon, as reported by Deadline.

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The screenplay for this motion picture was written by Pam Brady. Tyran “Ty-Ty” Smith, Laurence “Jay” Brown, and Ryan Harris are all contributing to the production of the newest Smurf movie as co-producers.

Rihanna in Smurfs

Smurfette, a well-known character from the Blue animation, will be played by Rihanna in a yet-to-be-titled live-action/animated hybrid film. She made a light-hearted comment about how she auditioned for the role of Papa Smurf but was unsuccessful. The singer for Work remarked that “This is a delight.”

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My path into animation has been a lot of joy for me thus far. In most situations, I’m the one who takes the lead, but in this one, I get to take on a part and a role, and I also get the chance to fantasize. In my third trimester, I get to show up in my pajamas and perform a role as a “little blue badass.”

Rihanna will not only feature in the film as Smurfette, but she will also sing, write, and produce the original music for the film in addition to producing it.

Release Date

It is anticipated that the most recent Smurf film will be made available in theaters on Valentine’s Day in the year 2025.