Zendaya Coleman has signed on to play Aaliyah in a biopic titled “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” airing on Lifetime. Aaliyah had received super stardom as an R&B singer before she tragically passed away in a plane crash in 2001 at the age of 22.
Zendaya’s made-for-TV movie will be based on the bestselling novel “Aaliyah: More Than A Woman.”
Not only will Zendaya act in the movie, she is also going to record 4 of Aaliyah’s tracks for the soundtrack.
Zendaya will start shooting the movie this summer, and fans will get to tune into Lifetime to watch “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” this fall.
Congratulations to Zendaya on her big role!
Also get ready to see Zendaya in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Zapped.” The DCOM will premiere on June 27, 2014!