Rihanna and Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons will play the lead voices in Happy Smekday!, a new DreamWorks Animation film. The movie is an adaptation of the award-winning book The True Meaning of Smekday, by Adam Rex.
This will be the voice acting debut for Rihanna. She made her live-action film debut in Battleship.
In Smekday!” a friendly alien race invades Earth and uses it as a hideout from their mortal enemy. When one alien accidentally notifies the enemies of his whereabouts, he is forced to go on the run with a teenage girl. They go on a “comical road trip” across a postapocalyptic America and learn what it really means to be human.
The movie is expected to come out in 2014.