Zendaya is reportedly in talks to step in the shoes of the frontwoman of the musical group the Ronettes, Ronnie Spector, in an A24 and New Regency-produced biopic of her life. It has also been recently confirmed that the movie companies have acquired the rights of the life of Spector in addition to her autobiography named, Be My Baby, which was written by Spector with Vince Waldron. For writing the script of the film, they are eyeing at Jackie Sibblies Drury, Pulitzer-winner. The Biopic will be placing emphasis on the early career of Spector, particularly on the formation of the Ronettes group and their subsequent signing to Phil Spector’s Phillies Records.Zendaya To Star In Ronnie Spector Biopic
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While at the label, they recorded their hit song, Be My Baby, and Spector eventually married the producer of the record. The movie will also be following their divorce and the battle of Spector to gain back the rights to her music after the divorce. Marc Platt, the one who is currently producing The Little Mermaid, adaptations of Wicked, and Dear Evan Hansen, has been tapped as the producer on the project.
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Also, for your kind information, we would like to tell you that Spector is herself on the board serving as an executive producer of the show, alongside Zendaya and her manager, Jonathan Greenfield. Spector has personally selected the Emmy Award-winning actress to portray the role of her. If you are not aware of the fact, then let us tell you, Zendaya has recently created a history this month, as she is the youngest person to win an Emmy Award for lead actress in a drama series.Zendaya To Star In Ronnie Spector Biopic
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She won the award for her outstanding work as Rue in Euphoria on HBO, and her upcoming projects include Dune by Denis Villeneuve with Timothee Chalamet, and the other project is Malcolm and Mary, in which she will be starring alongside John David Washington and the project has been sold to the online streaming platform, Netflix for $30 million. Zendaya happens to be represented by CAA.
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