Zendaya Drops Out Of Lifetime's Aaliyah Movie

June 30, 2014 4:03 PM

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Zendaya Drops Out Of Lifetime's Aaliyah Movie

Lifetime’s upcoming Aaliyah: Princess of R&B biopic is no longer sailing in smooth waters. On Monday, news broke that the young actress tapped to play the R&B star in the project, Zendaya, has dropped the role. Production on the Lifetime Original Movie is currently on hold at the network.

Just a few days ago, Zendaya (whose last name is Coleman) signed on to the project, which was set to follow Aaliyah’s rise to fame in the nineties before her untimely death in a plane crash in 2001. At the time of Lifetime’s announcement, the network was stating the movie was being shot this summer ...

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