Ok, so if we’re keeping things all the way 100, Drumline: A New Beat and Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B didn’t quite work out for Alexandra Shipp. But recently, she nabbed the role of Storm in the X-Men prequel, X-Men: Apocolypse, which is set to hit theaters in 2016. Not only that, but this 23-year-old starlet also has […]Read more
Lifetime’s Aaliyah Movie Does Not Make it Back in One Piece
By Andréa Butler Like the rest of y’all, we were watching Lifetime’s new biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B last night. We were hoping for some serious slayage, but it turns out, our hopes were too high. For real, though, a big-screen film with a much bigger budget, not to mention family approval and collaboration, would […]Read more
Is Zendaya Right for the Role of Aaliyah?
The interwebz are all abuzz about Aaliyah: Princess of R&B, the working title for the brand-new Lifetime TV biopic about Aaliyah that’s scheduled to drop sometime this fall. Airing not long after the 13th anniversary of the star’s death, this made-for-TV movie will follow ‘Liyah from her Star Search debut to the plane crash […]Read more