Actress Alexandra Shipp To Play Aaliyah In New Biopic

Posted: July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized


According to The Hollywood Reporter, 23-year-old actress Alexandra Shipp will now take on the role of the iconic R&B singer. Shipp has starred on Nickelodeon’s “House of Anubis” and appeared on episodes of “Switched at Birth,” “Awkward,” and “Ray Donovan.”

The biopic, entitled Aaliyah: Princess of R&B, is set to begin production later this month and premiere in the fall. The script is based off Christopher Farley’s best-selling biography Aaliyah: More Than a Woman.

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