This is the news of the day: Zendaya will be at the heart of a biopic currently in preparation. Aged 25, the actress has a string of roles, from Spider-Man No Way Home at Dunes Passing by Euphoria, Zendaya is clearly the actress of the moment. Zendaya will therefore be dressed up as Ronnie Spector in an upcoming biopic, perhaps the role that would allow her to take a new step in her young career. Unfortunately died on January 12, the singer still had time to meet Zendaya before her death. Indeed, Ronnie Spector herself reportedly asked for Zendaya to play her role, according to Variety. An honor for the young woman.

Zendaya soon in the skin of Ronnie Spector
Zendaya soon in the skin of Ronnie Spector – Credit (s): Getty Images

In production some time before Ronnie Spector died, the two women met so that Zendaya can interpret at best the superstar. On her death, the actress paid tribute to Ronnie Spector on Instagram, a text full of emotion for a music icon: “This news breaks my heart. Talking about her as if she weren’t with us seems strange because she is so incredibly full of life. […] Ronnie, getting to know you has been one of the greatest honors of my life. Thank you for sharing your life with me, I could listen to your stories for hours and hours. Thank you for your unparalleled talent, your unwavering love for the show, your strength, your resilience and your grace. There is absolutely nothing that can dim the light you project. […] We celebrate your beautiful life and give you all the flowers you so deserve. Rest in peace Ronnie. I hope to make you proud.”

Zendaya as Ronnie Spector

At the moment no date has yet been unveiled, the production is not yet advanced enough. Zendaya joins this circle of actresses who have interpreted icons in the cinema: Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy, Kristen Stewart in the skin of Lady Diana, Salma Hayek for Frida Kahlo or even Kirsten Dunst who became Marie-Antoinette. In short, becoming Ronnie Spector is a real opportunity for the young actress, being able to bring to life to the public and transmit a piece of what made Ronnie Spector is one of the greatest challenges of an actress. We can’t wait to see what it will bring.


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