Aaliyah Biopic Casts New Lead Actress
Taking the place of Disney actress/singer Zendaya Coleman (who dropped out shortly after being casted) is Alexandra Shipp. A young actress best known for her role on Nickelodeon’s House of Anubis, and has made appearances on MTV’s Awkward and Showtime’s Ray Donavan. Now with the new leading role set in place, production is set to resume this summer with Aaliyah: Princess of R&B scheduled for a fall premiere on Lifetime. (Credit Shake, 2dbz)
She ain’t no better a selection that Zendaya lol
Aaliyah family still don’t want the movie tho
Right. And they still gonna do it.
she look more like zoe kravitz lol
They keep going out of their way to get some mixed girl to play her.
i agree so much ^
What stubborn fool is directing this?
Still not cool. If its not what Aaliyah’s family wanted. Can it. Lifetime give up. Smdh.
Source: Africanisms in American Culture (Holloway)