Lifetime is loading up on R&B biopics. Shortly after getting the gears in motion for a telepic based on the life of the late Whitney Houston, the cable network has announced plans for a project on the short-lived career of '90s phenom Aaliyah.
Stepping into the singer's shoes is Disney Channel fixture Zendaya Coleman. The star of series "Shake It Up!" recently gained widespread recognition with a stint on "Dancing With the Stars."