Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic Cast Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Dame Dash & Possibly R. Kelly….

Posted by: cnikky

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The Wendy Williams produced, Aaliyah biopic, tentively called Aaliyah: Princess of R&B is moving along despite all controversy.  The cast is shaping up and unlike the TLC biopic, which had a cast of stars, this film is full of up and coming, unknown actors.

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They recently cast newbie actor Chatrisse Dolabaille to potty Missy Elliott, which was a shock to some people after it is suspected that Amber Riley (Glee) was a shoe in for the role.

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They’ve also cast, unknown actor Izzak Smith to portray Timbaland.  Missy and Timbaland produced all of Aaliyah’s music , after she parted ways with R.Kelly.

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Roc A Fella founder, Damon Dash, who was Aaliyah’s boyfriend at the time of her passing will be portrayed by Anthony Grant, who can also be seen on Tyler Perry’s ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ on OWN.

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Alliyah’s mother and father will be played by Rachel Crawford and Sterling Jarvis.

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But, who will play R. Kelly????  It is rumored that ATL star Jackie Long, landed the role, but well have to wait for that confirmation…

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Interesting…

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