Rihanna to star in remake of The BodyguardApril 13, 2009 \
Pop queen Rihanna is to star in a remake of hit movie The Bodyguard. She will play the role made famous by Whitney Houston in the 1992 blockbuster, which also starred Kevin Costner. Rihanna, 21, is determined to make it in Hollywood and hopes The Bodyguard will be her big break. Her dad Ronald, 51, revealed: “Rihanna still loves singing but it has always been her ambition to be a movie star.” The original film made more than £200million worldwide and the song I Will Always Love You sold 12 million copies.