Home Videos Photos

Major Drama Surrounding The Aaliyah Biopic! The Family Disapproves & Zendaya Is Getting The Brunt Of The Backlash!

| Filed under: Icky Icky PooFilm Flickers

aaliyah biopic


…we were so excited!

The Aaliyah made-for-TV biopic might not be happening after all! There might be too many conflicts already and they haven't even started filming!

Despite an announcement that Lifetime would begin filming this summer and Zendaya's fight to play the titular character, there has been some crazy backlash about the 17-year-old playing the later super star.

Following the harsh words from haterz, Zendaya tweeted:

And the Aaliyah estate and loved ones also responded:

You go gurl! Show them what you can do!

But there is still one teeny tiny problem.

According to Aaliyah's former manager and uncle, Barry Hankerson, the network did NOT consult the late singer's surviving family members and now it is believed they plan to do just about ANYTHING to stop the movie from using any of her songs.

They're also not too happy that the film won't be on the big screen with a theatrical release.

Considering how big and beloved Aaliyah's music still is, we don't blame them!

Tags: , , , , ,

Email this  »
The SAG Awards -- Celebrity Twitpics & Instagrams!!!
Actors Turned Musicians!
2015 Oscar Nominations - Snubs & Surprises!
Happy Birthday, Bradley Cooper! 14 Hottest On Screen Moments From The Hunky Actor!
The 15 Most Anticipated Movies Of 2015!
The Top 10 Highest Grossing Movie Stars Of 2014!