Zendaya No Longer in Aaliyah Film

Disney channel star Coleman has dropped out of the planned biopic film about US R&B star , who was killed in a plane crash in 2001.

The family of the singer are also thought to believe Aaliyah deserves more of a big screen treatment.

Aaliyah and eight others were killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas on 25 August 2001 after filming the music video for her single Rock the Boat.

The pilot was unlicensed at the time of the accident and had traces of cocaine and alcohol in his system.

Aaliyah sold 52 million records worldwide earning her the nicknames Princess of R&B and Queen of Urban Pop.

 

 

Curated from www.bbc.co.uk

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01 July, 2014

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