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Rihanna makes her debut as Marion Crane on 'Bates Motel'

Rihanna makes her debut as Marion Crane on 'Bates Motel'

Rihanna is finally checking in to "Bates Motel."

The music superstar makes her highly anticipated TV acting debut in Monday's episode of the A&E drama as Marion Crane, the role made famous by Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film "Psycho."

And by all accounts, she more than delivers.

"She has enormous charisma," says executive producer Carlton Cuse. "I think it's no accident that any number of singers have successfully transitioned into acting. Among my personal favorites are Barbara Streisand and Frank Sinatra."

The casting, which was announced at Comic-Con, came about when Cuse came across an article in Vanity...

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