Zendaya, having made history with her first Emmy win, is blossoming while preparing for her next big show.
The former Disney Channel star takes steps, as she looks to the role of another notable lady.
She is in talks to star as 1960s music icon Ronnie Spector in the A24 autobiography artist Walking in the Rain, and she is said to have asked Ronnie herself for the role.
Taking steps: Zendaya takes steps, after her historic first Emmy victory, as she looks to the role of another notable lady (pictured in February, 2020)
Leading Lady: She is in talks to star in the 1960s music icon Ronnie Spector in the biopic A24 of the Walking in the Rain artist, and Ronnie herself has reportedly asked for the role (pictured in 1977)
The 24-year-old will co-star as producer, alongside Ronnie, 77, and her husband Jonathan Greenfield as executive producers, according to final date.
It will also produce Mark Platt (who produces live adaptations of The Little Mermaid and Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked), and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jackie Sibles Drury in early talks to write the script.
It comes after A24 made deals about her life and rights in her 1990 autobiography Be My Baby, which she wrote with Vince Waldron.
Born Veronica Yvette Bennett, Rooney was raised in Spanish in Harlem, before she formed the girl group The Ronettes with older sister Estelle Bennett and cousin Nedra Tally.
Producer Credit: The 24-year-old will co-star as producer, alongside Ronnie, 77, and Jonathan Greenfield’s husband as executive producers, according to Deadline (pictured in March 2010)
Girls’ group: Veronica Yvette Bennett was born, Ronnie was raised in Spanish in Harlem, before the formation of the girl group The Ronettes with her older sister Estelle Bennett and her cousin Nidra Tally (pictured around 1960)
A tumultuous divorce: The ladies were signed by the famous unstable record producer Phil Spector, 80, whom Rooney married in 1968, before their troubled divorce in 1974 (pictured in 1963)
The ladies were signed by the notoriously unstable record producer Phil Spector, 80, whom Rooney married in 1968.
According to her book, Phil exposed her to years of psychological abuse, making her a prisoner in her home, with barbed wire fences and guard dogs confiscating her shoes to prevent her from escaping.
Rooney fought him for her rights to her music in their subsequent divorce, which was finalized in 1974, before she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007 with her fellow Ronnet.
Just as Elton John and Aretha Franklin did with their recent lively books, Ronnie chose to choose Zendaya herself in her younger years.
It comes after Euphoria actress won her first Emmy Award for her lead role as Rue Bennett in HBO’s teen series A24.
The Perfect Choice: Just as Elton John and Aretha Franklin did with their recent biographies, Ronnie chose to choose Zendaya herself in her younger years.
Winning winner: Comes after the Euphoria actress received her first Emmy Award for her lead role as Rue Bennett in the teen series A24 on HBO
The Making of History: She made history, becoming the youngest person to ever win the Outstanding Actress in the Series Drama Category
The big screen: Zendaya can then be seen in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction novel Dune, which premieres on December 18
She made history, becoming the youngest person to ever win the Outstanding Actress in the Drama Category, after Judy Comer, 27, achieved the Killing Eve distinction last year
Zendaya also became the second black actor to win in the category, after Viola Davis broke that glass ceiling in 2015 for How to Get Away with Murder.
It can then be seen in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction novel Dune, which premiered on December 18.
The California-born actress has also filmed some episodes of Quarantine Bridge before Season 2 of Euphoria, as well as the romantic drama Malcolm & Marie with John David Washington.
Back to work: The California-born actress also filmed some episodes of “ The Bridge ” in quarantine prior to Season 2 of Euphoria, as well as the coronavirus-based romantic drama Malcolm & Marie with John David Washington
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