WORLD EXCLUSIVE IMAGE: Tough girl Rihanna is ready for business in new shot from upcoming movie Battleship
She's no stranger to flashing her stunning figure to get attention.
But, as this world exclusive image from her upcoming movie Battleship shows, Rihanna can still bring sexiness to the table – even when she's completely covered up.
The singer, who turns 24 today, is seen looking serious and determined in the shot, which shows her lining up for action amongst her Navy colleagues.
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Steely determination: Rihanna looks intense in this world exclusive image of her upcoming movie Battleship
Rihanna stars as US Navy officer Raikes in the film, which also stars Liam Neeson, Alexander Skaarsgard, Brooklyn Decker and Taylor Kitsch.
The movie sees a group of international navy ships come under attack from an
alien enemy during an 'international naval war games.'
Talking about her plans to make a name for herself in the movie business, Rihanna said in a recent interview: 'I love doing movies now. It's something I want to do more of.
In action: Rihanna stars as US Navy officer Raikes in the action movie, due for release in the UK on April 11th
Girls with guns: Rihanna sports a short brown crop in the movie, which sees her join the Navy to battle some extra-terrestrial enemies
'I just want to pick films that are wise for me and roles that I can pull off, nothing that is too big for me.'
And it seems Rihanna's confidence paid off, as Battleship director Peter Berg raved about the singer's performance in the big-screen adventure during an interview with MTV News earlier this month.
He said: 'She was great. She has a very strong part. I was surprised no one had ever thought to hire Rihanna. I
was a huge fan of her videos.
It had started so well: Brooklyn Decker looks sleek and smart at the beginning of the film, but it soon descends into chaos
Preparing for destruction: In another shot from the film, two alien ships are seen hurtling towards a Navy boat
'Obviously she's sexy, but she had this
real intensity. I'm like, “Someone's going to get her.” '
Berg added: 'I've always believed in musicians as actors. I had great success with
Tim McGraw in Friday Night Lights and The Kingdom.
been acting since Frank Sinatra won an Oscar for From Here to Eternity.
'Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, the late Whitney Houston, I
thought, was tremendous in The Bodyguard. As recently as Mariah Carey
in Precious, she was great.'
Battleship is due for release in the UK on April 11th.
Taking aim: Rihanna gets ready with one of the big guns on the boat as she works with the Navy
What on earth is that One of the alien beings heads towards Rihanna's boat at speed