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Timbaland Slams Lifetime for Airing Aaliyah Biopic

Timbaland Slams Lifetime for Airing Aaliyah Biopic

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.

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Filed Under: TV News, Aaliyah, Timbaland

3 Reasons Playing Aaliyah Was 'Very Scary' for Biopic Star Alexandra Shipp

Originally posted 11/14/2014 07:00PM

For Alexandra Shipp, tackling the role of the late R&B star Aaliyah was "very scary," the actress tells PEOPLE.

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.

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Why Zendaya Coleman Dropped Out of Aaliyah Biopic

Zendaya Coleman Drops Out of Aaliyah Biopic

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.

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VIDEO: The Mindy Project's Chris Messina Busts a Move to Aaliyah

VIDEO: The Mindy Project's Chris Messina Busts a Move to Aaliyah

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."

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Remembering Aaliyah, 10 Years After Her Death | Aaliyah

Remembering Aaliyah, 10 Years After Her Death

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.

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Filed Under: Tributes, Aaliyah
Kate Bosworth: Superman's Lois Lane | Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth: Superman's Lois Lane

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.

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Aaliyah Remembered One Year Later

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.

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Filed Under: Aaliyah

Aaliyah's $68,000 Funeral Tab Unpaid

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.

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Filed Under: Aaliyah

Pilot on Cocaine in Aaliyah Crash

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.

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Filed Under: Aaliyah

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