Zendaya Coleman Playing Aaliyah In “Aaliyah: Princess Of R&B” On Lifetime

June 17, 2014 • By

Zendaya Coleman Aaliyah Lifetime Movie

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!