According to XXL Magazine, an actress has been found to portray the late singer, Aaliyah in the Lifetime biopic Aaliyah: Princess of R&B. Replay artist, Zendaya Maree will play the lead role in the film.

I don’t know how I feel about this one here. She looks nothing like Aaliyah. You can’t just throw on some Tommy Hilfiger and do a side part, and call it Aaliyah. If that was the case, then my my entire middle school career was a lie. Don’t get me wrong, Zendaya is a FIRE artist!!! Check out “Replay” below. She’s dope! She’s got style and beauty, and her buzz is undeniable. Either way, Zendaya will record four of Aaliyah’s hit songs just for the film (why?). As the film is being filmed this summer, we can expect to see it hit screens this fall.

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