Aaliyah Biopic Gets New Actress And Surprise Executive Producer

AaliyahIt looks like there will be a Aaliyah biopic after all !

After actress Zendaya Coleman dropped out of the movie a few weeks back due to production issues, Lifetime has quickly found someone to replace her. Actress Alexandra Shipp who has appeared on a few of Nick’s shows and will be the star of VH1’s Drumline sequel coming this fall, will now take the lead role as Aaliyah.

Surprisingly, talk show host Wendy Williams will also step in as executive producer of the biopic.

Filming of the biopic will begin this month and set to air on TV end of the year on schedule.

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