The 24-year-old actress has been tapped to play the role of Ronnie Spector, the lead singer of iconic girl group The Ronettes in an upcoming biopic film.
The new biopic will focus on the early stages of Spector’s career, especially on the formation of the Ronettes band. The upcoming movie will also feature her divorce from Phil Spector and her famous fight for her rights to the music of The Ronettes in the divorce proceedings.
The film, which is yet to be titled, will be handled by A24 and New Regency, and Marc Platt will serve as a producer, reports Deadline. Jonathan Greenfield and Ronnie
Spector will be serving as executive producers along with Zendaya herself.
According to the agency, the production companies have procured Ronnie Spector’s life rights along with the rights to her autobiography Be My Baby,