Zendaya Coleman Will Play The Lead Role As Aaliyah In Lifetime Biopic!

An Aaliyah biopic is on the way and guess who got casted to play her? That's right Zendaya Coleman was casted for the lead role! It's been 14 years since "baby girl" has passed away and we're almost positive her family had some say when it came to the decision of casting Zendaya.

For those of you who are not familiar with who Zendaya is, she is an actress,model, and vocalist. She was an actress on Disney, Dancing with the stars and so much more.

The movie will air on Lifetime and is titled AALIYAH: PRINCESS OF R&B.

Here's the press release for the film.

The film follows the beautiful and talented performer's inspirational journey, from her debut on Star Search at the age of ten to the challenges she faced during her rise to become the Princess of R&B. On August 25, 2001, at the height of her popularity, her life was tragically cut short when a plane carrying the singer and some of her video crew crashed after takeoff from a Bahamian runway. Although just 22-years-old at the time of her death, Aaliyah continues to lead a legacy as Billboard's tenth most famous R&B artist of the past 25 years and one of the recording industry's most successful artists in history.