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Zendaya to Play Aaliyah in Lifetime Movie

Truth rating: 10

By Shari Weiss

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Zendaya is set to play Aaliyah in a new Lifetime movie.

This film, Aaliyah: Princess of R&B, will be based on the biography, Aaliyah: More Than a Woman.

The singer was 22 when she was killed in a plane crash in 2001.

Zendaya, a singer-actress, is best known for the Disney show “Shake It Up” and “Dancing with the Stars.”

She actually dressed as Aaliyah for a Halloween party last October — see photo below.

The film will shoot this summer and is slated to premiere in the fall.

What do you think of Zendaya portraying Aaliyah?

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