Zendaya To Star In Thriller ‘Finest Kind’
Zendaya will star in the new crime thriller, “Finest Kind.” The 21-year-old actress will join Jake Gyllenhaal and Ansel Elgort in the Brian Helgeland directed film. It follows two brothers (Gyllenhaal and Elgort) who strike a dangerous deal with a crime syndicate that draws them into the Boston underworld.
Zendaya began her career appearing as a child model and backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up (2010–2013). In 2013, Zendaya was a contestant on the sixteenth season of the competition series Dancing with the Stars. She produced and starred as K.C. Cooper in the Disney Channel sitcom K.C. Undercover (2015–2018). She made her film breakthrough in 2017, starring as Michelle “MJ” Jones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming and as Anne Wheeler in the musical drama film The Greatest Showman.