As you know, Aaliyah passed away in a plane crash when she was only 22 back in 2001. 

Lifetime is set to make a biopic about the late singer's life and it looks like singer/actress, Zendaya, will be taking on the big role. 

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Zendaya sent out the following tweets about the big news:





Go 'head, girl. I don't have a doubt she will give this role everything she has!

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