03:13 PM EDT 02/20/2015
Originally posted 11/17/2014 08:00AM
Timbaland and fans went on a social-media tear after Lifetime premiered a controversial biopic about Aaliyah, the 22-year-old R&B superstar who died in a plane crash in 2001.
Originally posted 11/14/2014 07:00PM
Shipp, 23, signed on to star in the new Lifetime biopic after Zendaya Coleman publicly pulled out of the production.
"I just wanted to portray this woman in the best way possible," says Shipp, who was just 10 years old when Aaliyah died in a plane crash at age 22 in 2001.
Originally posted 06/30/2014 01:00PM
Only two weeks after announcing she'd be playing Aaliyah in a TV movie about the late star, Zendaya Coleman has decided to pull out of the role.
Originally posted 12/04/2013 02:00PM
Leave it to The Mindy Project to provide a true Christmas miracle.
On Tuesday's episode of the FOX series, Dr. Mindy Lahiri (Mindy Kaling) received the best possible secret Santa gift imaginable from fellow physician Dr. Danny Castellano (Chris Messina): a private performance of the dance sequence from Aaliyah's "Try Again."
Originally posted 08/25/2011 03:40PM
It was 10 years ago that Aaliyah died in a plane crash in the Bahamas at age 22. On Thursday, the music industry paused to mark the sad anniversary.
"RIP Aaliyah," Diddy Tweeted.
Solange Knowles also Tweeted: "I've grown up to you, idolized you, watched others try to capture what you had to no avail. You are the one & only Aaliyah! Never forgotten."
"It doesn’t feel like it’s been 10 years because Aaliyah’s leaving is still fresh in our minds and always will be,” her friend and producer, Missy Elliott, tells EW.
Originally posted 01/07/2005 08:00AM
CAST: Kate Bosworth has apparently won the role of Lois Lane in Bryan Singer's new Superman movie over such other contenders as Claire Danes, Linda Cardellini and Michelle Monaghan, says the Hollywood Reporter. Bosworth will costar opposite Brandon Routh, who was already named the new Man of Steel. The villain of the piece, Lex Luthor, is to be Kevin Spacey, who currently stars with Bosworth in his film bio of '60s singer Bobby Darin, Beyond the Sea. Long in the works, the Superman movie is finally set to start flying before the cameras in March. … That same month, in Florida, John Travolta and James Gandolfini will start filming Lonely Hearts, based on the true story of detectives who captured a couple known as the "Lonely Hearts Killers," who found their victims through newspaper personal ads, Variety reports.
Originally posted 08/26/2002 01:15PM
One year after the singer's Aug. 25 death in a Bahamas plane crash, fans gather in Times Square for a candlelight vigil and moment of silence.
Originally posted 08/13/2002 01:00PM
A funeral home in the Bahamas claims that Virgin Records stiffed it on a promise to pay for the preparation and shipment of Aaliyah's body.
Originally posted 07/17/2002 01:45PM
An autopsy on the pilot of the small plane that crashed in the Bahamas, leaving the R&B singer and seven others dead, concludes that he had cocaine and alcohol in his system at the time.
Originally posted 05/14/2002 10:00AM
Diane and Michael Haughton are accusing their late daughter's record label and the operators of the flight that killed her of negligence.
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