*DreamWorks Animation has tapped Rihanna to create a concept album based on its upcoming film “Home,” due November in theaters. She will also perform new songs in the film, reports Variety.
DWA chief Jeffrey Katzenberg announced the news during the company’s fourth quarter and full 2013 year earnings results on Tuesday.
“Home,” formerly known as “Happy Smekday!,” is based on Adam Rex’s book “The True Meaning of Smekday” and features the voices of Rihanna, Jim Parsons, Jennifer Lopez and Steve Martin.
The film is directed by Tim Johnson, who helmed DreamWorks’ “Antz,” “Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas” and “Over the Hedge.”
DreamWorks Animation will release “Home” on Nov. 26 through 20th Century Fox.