Fresh off of successful the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her work on Euphoria, Deadline has reported that Zendaya is slated to play singer Ronnie Spector in a movie about her life. Coming from A24 and New Regency, the movie can be primarily based on “Be My Baby,” the book Spector wrote with Vince Waldron.
Ronnie Spector was the lead singer of The Ronettes, one of the vital common teams of the 1960s who have been well-known for songs resembling “Be My Baby”, “Baby, I Love You”, “(The Best Part of) Breakin’ Up”, “Walking within the Rain”, and further. The group was signed by famed American record producer (and later convicted assassin) Phil Spector, and the pair later fell in love and obtained married, however Ronnie quickly realized that she’d made a horrible mistake when she woke as much as the sounds of bars being put in on the home windows of their mansion. After being subjected to years of psychological torment and threats of homicide, to not point out being forbidden to carry out, Ronnie escaped one night time with the assistance of her mom and went on to expertise a career resurgence and later gained a courtroom battle in opposition to Phil Spector concerning unpaid royalties for the music of The Ronettes. Deadline states that Ronnie Spector personally signed off on Zendaya enjoying her within the movie and that early conversations are occurring with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury to jot down the script.
Zendaya will subsequent be seen in Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming DUNE as Chani, a mysterious younger Fremen lady and love curiosity to Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet). Her position within the movie is small, however will develop with the second installment, ought to we be so fortunate. DUNE continues to be slated to hit theaters on December 18, 2020, however I would not be shocked if it will get bumped together with every part else.