Zendaya Is Ronettes Singer Ronnie Spector in Be My Baby Biopic

Zendaya Is Ronettes Singer Ronnie Spector in Be My Baby Biopic
Actress and singer Zendaya will play Ronnie Spector in an upcoming biopic after she was personally hand-picked by the singer herself. The announcement follows the closure of a deal to secure Spector's life rights and music catalogue, with Spector's biography Be My Baby serving as inspiration. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jackie Sibblies Drury is reportedly in talks to pen the screenplay.

The Little Mermaid remake producer Marc Platt is producing the project, and Zendaya Coleman is also set to produce in addition to starring in the movie. Spector and Jonathan Greenfield will executive produce. A24 is developing the project in collaboration with New Regency, following their previous partnership working on the hit movie The Lighthouse.

Ronnie Spector personally chose Zendaya to play her in the biopic, and it's not difficult to see why. Just recently, Zendaya became the youngest woman to ever win the Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama
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