A New Aaliyah Biopic Is Being Made With Zendaya Coleman As The Lead

The biopic comes 13 years after the 'Try Again' singer's death.

Aaliyah Zendaya Coleman biopic

It's been announced that a new Aaliyah biopic, tentatively titled 'Aaliyah: Princess of R&B' is in the works. 

Starring as the 'More Than A Woman' singer, who tragically died in an airplane accident in 2001, age just 22, is Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman. 

The film will be based on Christopher Farley's best-selling autobiography 'Aaliyah: More Than A Woman' and air on Lifetime.

17-year-old Zendaya tweeted about her excitement at being cast to play "one of [her] biggest inspirations."

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