Rihanna has signed on for the upcoming Smurfs movie Rihanna has been cast in the voice role of Smurfette in the upcoming Smurfs animated movie. The singer will also serve as producer and write and perform new original songs for the untitled project. She surprised attendees with the news at CinemaCon’s Paramount panel on Thursday, joking that she tried to get the role of Papa Smurf “but it didn’t work out.” “I got to play a part and just imagine. I got to just be myself,” Rihanna said of the experience. “I got to show up in my pajamas in my third trimester and play a little blue badass.” Hopefully the film will give her “a little bit of cool points” with her children someday, she added. What are some of your favorite animated shows from childhood?