5 Zendaya Movies and Series: One of the most talked about actresses of the present time Zendaya came back to the forefront of ‘Euphoria’ had its second season released on January 9, 2022, with the renewal of the third one in February.
And with reason as the young actress has already shown her talent and brilliance at the age of only twenty-five and has acted in a broad range of various characters.
Zendaya has built a singing career alongside this acting. Her collaboration with Bella Thorne’s Watch Me’ was released in 2011. Her debut single ‘Replay’ reached number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. She collaborated with Zac Efron on a song that was her biggest commercial success.
The song is in the musical ‘The Greatest Showman’, where she is also represented. She also entered the world of fashion. She became the face of X-Out, Beats Electronics, Material Girl, etc.
Her debut book ‘Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence’ was released in 2013. Her runaway shows have been praised for showing variety, inclusiveness of ladies and amongst women. She became a spokesperson for Lancome in 2019 and Bulgari ana Valentino in 2020.
Zendaya’s career began with Disney Channel in the role of Rocky Blue. Although she started her acting career with parts that have a lighter tone, she soon moved into more mature and serious roles as seen by Euphoria’s Rue Bennett. The romantic drama ‘Malcolm & Marie’ also does a rather uncommon characterization of a lover.
Her uniqueness of style, acting, and carrying herself make her the favourite Zendaya for all of us.
5. Shake it Up (2010- 2013)-
Number of Seasons: 3
For fans of Zendaya’s Shake It Up she must see as her debut. Disney’s American sitcom is about dancers who want to become professional dancers who take part in a local show ‘Shake It Up, Chicago’.
The main focus is on CeCe Jones, Rocky Blue (Zendaya) who are best friends and are contestants of that dance show. Selena Gomez sang the show’s theme song – ‘Shake it Up’.
The series premiered on November 7, 2010, and ran until November 10, 2013. The year ‘Shake It Up’ ended, Zendaya became a contestant on the sixteenth season of ‘Dancing with the Stars, a dance competition series.
4. Frenemies (2012)-
Another Disney production of Zendaya is the youth comedy film ‘Frenemies‘ where she stars with her ‘Shake It Up’ co-star Bella Thorne. The plot of the film is split into three stories told by teenage friends from the same school.
The first story is a few boy and a dog whose friendship fluctuates between being best friends and being enemies. The second story tells the story of two best friends who change into hiding on the job of a senior editor and the third one revolves around two life-changing appearances. Zendaya looks quite different from her in this movie.
3. KC Undercover (2015-2018)-
Number of Seasons: 3
This is an American comedy series starring Zendaya who is also a producer of the series. The series is about KC Cooper and her family who work as spies in a secret organization. KC Cooper is a highschool math genius who discovers her parents are spies and becomes one herself after that.
Her brother also ultimately joins in and persuades his parents to get a robot child. The series follows the family dealing with family issues in addition to those related to the mission. It was shown on January 18, 2015, on Disney Channel and lasted until February 2, 2018.
2. Malcolm & Marie (2021)-
‘Malcolm & Marie’ marks a significant point in Zendaya’s career as she portrays Marie, the girlfriend of a writer-director. The uncommon plot is set in one night when the couple returns home after the career of director Malcolm’s last film as they start a fight and their whole relationship and nature is thrown ‘ floating.
The entire film is in black and white. Zendaya received Critics’ Choice Awards as Best Actress for this film.
1. Euphoria (2019- present)-
Number of Seasons: 2
The highlight of Zendaya’s career is her current series ‘Euphoria’. It is the adaptation of Ron Leshem’s Israeli television miniseries of the same name. The series focuses on some highschool students struggling with identity, friendship, trauma, drugs and love.
Zendaya stars in the role of Rue Bennett who serves as the narrator. She recently came out of rehab and is currently struggling to make a place in the world. This earned Zendaya her first Primetime Emmy Award for Lead Actress in a Drama Series making her the youngest winner of this award.