Lifetime Is Making an Aaliyah Movie

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Aaliyah and Zendaya. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images, Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Following its Whitney Houston biopic announcement, Lifetime has announced that it is also planning Aaliyah movie — starring Disney Channel star turned singer Zendaya Coleman. The Hollywood Reporter writes that the film will be based off Christopher Farley’s biography of the singer, Aaliyah: More Than a Woman, and titled Aaliyah: Princess of R&B. Two questions: (1) Houston’s Lifetime movie promises to surround her relationship with Bobby Brown, so does it follow that Aaliyah’s will touch upon her secret marriage to R. Kelly? (2) What will Drake say?

Lifetime Is Making an Aaliyah Movie