At age 10, she appeared on star search and performed in concert alongside gladys knight. Check out the full movie at and movie photos below. The film premiered on the lifetime channel on november 15, 2014 and was met with criticism in its early stages of production due to aaliyah s familys disapproval of lifetimes choice to create the film. The controversial tv movie finally gets its premiere. Lifetime and wendy williams are a duo for disaster. Aaliyahs mother diane haughton once aspired to pursue a career in singing of her own, but is now wiling to do anything to help her daughters take off. No matter what, celebrity biopics inevitably stir up issues as they try to bring someones life to the screen. There also are some mature themes, including the portrayal of an illicit marriage and an argument that results in some shoving. But there was much more to aaliyah than choreographed dance moves, movie roles, and a celebrated voice. First of all, none of the actors in this movie looked like the real people, in some instances, alexandra shipp almost looked like aaliyah, but i still believe that. Her smooth, relaxed vocals always suit the songs on this album, the subject matter of each song is great, and aaliyah is able to convey a wide range of emotions through her singing.
At the age of 12, aaliyah signed with jive records and her uncle barry hankerson. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. Born in brooklyn and raised in detroit, she first gained recognition at the age of 10, when she appeared on the television show star search and performed in concert alongside gladys knight. The story of music and video star aaliyah, whose life ended tragically in. Before beyonc and rihanna, selfproclaimed street but sweet aaliyah was poised to become a global icon. January 16, 1979 august 25, 2001 was an american singer, actress, and model. None of her music is in it and the fact that her family did. Much like the 22yearolds legacy, the lifetime movie aaliyah. To this day, young stars like keke palmer, zendaya and tink have imitated the late singers outfits or sampled her music. The madefortv film was produced for the lifetime cable network and aired in 2015. American singer aaliyah released three studio albums, two compilation albums, and 26 singles. Saturday night saw the premiere of the latest addition to the lifetimemovie canon, aaliyah.
The film was met with an immense amount of backlash by the fans, close associates of the songstress, and provided an endless string of memes. The story of the music sensation alexandra shipp, from her discovery on the tv show star search to her tragic death in a plane crash. Zendaya was first attached to star as aaliyah but ended up giving up on the project, according to her, due to the lack of production value, complications with the music rights, and it not being handled delicately considering the situation aaliyah s family disapproval of the making of the film. The princess of r torrent or magnet via bittorrent clients. It was released on july 7, 2001, by blackground records and virgin records america. Alexandra ruth shipp born july 16, 1991 is an american actress, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist who rose to prominence for portraying reallife singer aaliyah in the lifetime television film aaliyah. With alexandra shipp, lyriq bent, elise neal, morgan kelly. It was controversial because aaliyah s family objected to its production.
Timbaland, fans blast lifetime for aaliyah biopic variety. We havent seen a movie get dragged this bad since mariah carey made her big debut in glitter. Alexandra shipp, dewshane williams, sagine semajuste, izaak smith, zendaya coleman, tiffany. She was born in brooklyn, new york, and was raised in detroit, michigan. The late singers violent death is briefly referenced. Instead of digging deep and edifying audiences about segments of. The only reason i wasted money on purchasing it is because a friend really wanted to see it despite being warned. At age 12, aaliyah was signed to jive records and blackground records by her uncle, barry hankerson. Aaliyah started to work on the album in 1998, but rescheduled its recording around her developing film career. This film is the absolute worse i have ever seen and it is the furthest away from depicting the life of aaliyah. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events.609 1032 1482 11 1042 159 39 30 894 891 1586 1557 264 648 1350 970 862 426 1326 575 914 857 1560 259 1552 1466 1084 1468 1356 116 1408 377 1462 926 248 662 49