Well, here it is … your very first look at the Lifetime biopic, “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B”.
The two-Hour film based on the bestselling book “Aaliyah: More Than a Woman”, stars Alexandra Shipp (House of Anubis) and chronicles Aaliyah’s rise to fame and tragic death. The biopic will also cover her working relationship with Timbaland and Missy Elliot, while also delving into her romantic relationships with R. Kelly and Damon Dash.
The Lifetime Original Film also stars Rachael Crawford and Sterling Jarvis as Aaliyah’s parents, Diane and Mike Haughton, Anthony Grant as Damon Dash, Izaak Smith as Timbaland, Elise Neal as Gladys Knight and Chattrisse Dolabaille as Missy Elliot.
Although buzz around the biopic is at an all time high, it has had a few rough patches. The family has voiced their disapproval of the project and the film’s initial star, Zendaya, backed out because of those concerns.
Take a look at the 15 second teaser below. Are you going to watch Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B when it premieres Saturday, November 15, at 8pm ET/PT?
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