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On the role, the budding Pop princess explained:
Originally unveiled by entertainment website Necole Bitchie, news of Zendaya‘s casting comes as reports indicate that the movie will not feature contributions from Aaliyah’s mother Diane Haughton.
However, industry murmurings suggest that the flick will call on her uncle Barry Hankerson to help tell the star’s story, responsible for leading the vocalist to superstardom and introducing her to her mentor and husband, R.Kelly, whom she married illegally aged 15.