Zendaya In Talks to Play Ronnie Spector In Biopic

Zendaya In Talks to Play Ronnie Spector In Biopic
Zendaya will play Ronnie Spector in A24’s upcoming adaptation of the iconic rock and roll singer’s 1990 biography Be My Baby: How I Survived Mascara, Miniskirts, And Madness, according to Variety. The 24-year-old Zendaya recently made history as the youngest actress to win an Emmy lead actress in a drama series. She is only the second Black woman to win the award, after Viola Davis for her role on How to Get Away with Murder in 2015. Spector personally chose Zendaya to portray her.

Former Disney Channel star Zendaya won the Emmy for her role as Rue in HBO’s Euphoria, which is produced by A24. The independent entertainment company is teaming with New Regency again. They are also working with them on the Malcolm & Marie film and previously worked together on The Lighthouse, which was directed by Robert Eggers. Zendaya is also one of producers, along with Marc Platt,
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