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Rihanna Starts Work on 'Bates Motel' - See the First Set Photos!

Rihanna is set to play the role of Marion Crane (yep, the woman in the shower in Psycho) for the upcoming season of Bates Motel and she just started work on the show!

The 28-year-old entertainer was spotted on set filming her first scenes on Tuesday (November 15) in Vancouver, Canada.

Also spotted on set was Nestor Carbonell, who stars on the series as Sheriff Alex Romero and is directing the episode. He previously opened up about seem details on what to expect from the episode.

It looks like Rihanna is focusing on her acting career right now as she is also in the middle of filming a role in the upcoming movie Ocean’s Eight.

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Nestor Carbonell Will Direct Rihanna's 'Bates Motel' Episode

Nestor Carbonell just revealed that he will be directing Rihanna on her highly anticipated episode of Bates Motel!

The 28-year-old entertainer will be playing the role of Marion Crane, who was portrayed by Janet Leigh in the horror classic Psycho.

Nestor, who plays the role of Sheriff Alex Romero on the hit A&E series, was asked by TMZ if he has any scenes with Rihanna.

“I don’t want to give it all up, you know? But I know we’re really excited. She’s coming soon. I am going to get to direct her, which I’m really looking forward to,” Nestor said. “I’m going to work with her for sure… I haven’t gotten the script yet.”

'Bates Motel' Renewed for Two More Seasons!

Great news for fans of Bates Motel – the show just got renewed for not one, but two more seasons!

Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga will return to lead the cast of the A&E series in a 20-episode pickup for seasons four and five.

“The vision of our incredible creative team has exposed the steady breakdown of the relationship between Norman and Norma Bates,” said A&E & Lifetime EVP and GM Rob Sharenow. “We are thrilled to bring fans two more seasons to witness the next stages of Norman’s transformation into the most notorious psychopath in cinematic history.”

Also starring in the series are Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, and Nestor Carbonell.

'Bates Motel' Premieres Creepy New Season 3 Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer for the upcoming third season of Bates Motel has arrived and it is super creepy!

The trailer features star Freddie Highmore peeping on one of the new tenants at the hotel, Annika Johnson (Tracy Spiridakos), and the scene is totally paying homage to the series’ predecessor Psycho.

Does anyone see a shower scene coming this season?

Bates Motel, which also stars Vera Farmiga, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, and Nicola Peltz, will be returning to A&E this March and we can’t wait!


‘Bates Motel’ Premieres Creepy New Season 3 Teaser Trailer

Bates Motel's Olivia Cooke Debuts Shaved Head at Comic-Con 2014!

Lovely in lace, Olivia Cooke shows off her new shaved head on the press line ahead of the show’s panel during the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con held at the convention center in San Diego, Calif., on Friday afternoon (July 25).

The 20-year-old actress, who joined co-stars Nestor Carbonell, Freddie Highmore, Kerry Ehrin and Vera Farmiga, traded in her brunette locks for a very different look.

She shaved it all off for her upcoming role in Me & Earl & the Dying Girl, an adaptation of Jesse Andrews‘ novel.

If you remember, Karen Gillan also debuted a shaved head at last year’s event for Guardians of the Galaxy.

The cast of Bates Motel also stopped by SiriusXM’s Entertainment Weekly Radio channel at The Hard Rock Hotel.

FYI: Olivia is wearing Paper London shorts and Aldo shoes. Freddie is wearing a SAND Copenhagen shirt.

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Vera Farmiga & 'Bates Motel' Cast Step Out for A&E Upfronts

Vera Farmiga hits the red carpet at the 2014 A&E Networks Upfronts on Thursday evening (May 8) at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.

The 40-year-old actress was joined at the event by her Bates Motel co-stars Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, and Nestor Carbonell.

It was just announced that Vera will be joining the cast of the upcoming true-crime movie Facing the Wind, according to Variety.

The film follows recounts the “story of Bob Rowe, a New York lawyer and model husband (Alessandro Nivola) who killed his wife (Farmiga) and three children in 1978 — leading to his subsequent search for redemption after avoiding a prison sentence by pleading the insanity defense at trial.”

FYI: Olivia is wearing a Topshop dress.

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Max Thieriot Talks Shirtless Scenes in 'Bates Motel'! (Exclusive)

Check out our new exclusive interview with Max Thieriot from one of our favorite shows Bates Motel!

The 25-year-old actor plays Dylan Bates, a man working in a drug operations, who is also the son of Norma (Vera Farmiga) and older brother of Norman (Freddie Highmore).

Max recently chatted on the phone with JustJared.com about his character in the second season of the show, going shirtless for the show, what he loves about racing cars, and what he last downloaded for music.

“There’s actually another scene that will come up where I have my shirt off. I just kind of started preparing for that, but, to be honest, I was actually a little disappointed because I wasn’t supposed to be shirtless that day. I just kind of started my diet. I started cutting down a little bit. I was a little disappointed that day because I just ate a giant breakfast and hadn’t worked out and done all these things and then they say ‘you’re going to take a shirt off in the scene.’ I was like, ‘no, really?’” Max shared about his shirtless scene.

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