As a Pop purveyor Rihanna is the envy of many of her peers.
Alas, the performer hasn’t had much luck as far as films are concerned. For, after watching ‘Battleship’ sink, the entertainer has learned that her latest movie project ‘Valerian and the City of Thousand Planets’ has done the same.
Billed a box office bomb by ‘Deadline‘, ‘Planets’ was built on a budget of $177 million but, by way of its failure to recoup this, has been written off by critics as a flop after earning only $59.9 million worldwide.
Movie insiders reveal that it will need to generate $350 million to break-even and is unlikely to secure a sequel as its producers seek to cut their losses.
It now has the potential of becoming one of the most expensive flops. The film stars Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Kris Wu, John Goodman and Ethan Hawke, and is based on the Valerian And Laureline comic Besson revered as a child.
With this is mind, we ask…