5 Zendaya Movies and Series You Must Watch

5 Zendaya Movies and Series: One of the most talked-about actresses of the present time Zendaya has again come at the forefront of ‘Euphoria’ had its second season released on January 9, 2022, with the renewal of a third one in February.

And with good reason so as the young actress has already proved her talent and brilliance at only twenty-five years age and acted in a wide range of different characters.

Zendaya has built up a singing career alongside this acting one. Her collaboration with Bella Thorne’s Watch Me’ was released in 2011. Her debut single ‘Replay’ secured 40th place in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. She collaborated with Zac Efron in a song that has been her biggest commercial success.

The song is in the musical ‘The Greatest Showman’, where she acted too. She also ventured into 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 came out in 2013. Her runaway shows have been praised for featuring diversity, inclusivity of and among women. She became a spokesmodel of Lancome in 2019 and of Bulgari ana Valentino in 2020.

Zendaya’s career kicked off with Disney Channel in the role of Rocky Blue. Though she started her acting career with parts that have a lighter tone, very soon she steps into more mature and serious roles as is evident from Euphoria’s Rue Bennett. The romantic drama ‘Malcolm & Marie‘ also enacts a quite unusual characterization of a lover.

Her uniqueness of style, of acting, and of carrying herself make her the favorite Zendaya for all of us.

5. Shake it Up (2010- 2013)-

Shake it Up

Number of Seasons: 3

For fans of Zendaya’s Shake, It Up is a must-watch as her debut. Disney’s American sitcom is about dancers craving to grow into professional dancers participating in a local show ‘Shake It Up, Chicago’.

The main focus is upon CeCe Jones, Rocky Blue (Zendaya) who are best friends and are contestants of that dance show. Selena Gomez sang the theme song for the show- ‘Shake it Up’.

The series premiered on November 7, 2010, and ran till November 10, 2013. The year ‘Shake It Up’ ended, Zendaya became a contestant of the sixteenth season of ‘Dancing with the Stars, a dance competition series.

4. Frenemies (2012)-


Another Disney production of Zendaya is the teen comedy movie ‘Frenemies‘ where she stars with her co-actress from ‘Shake It Up’ Bella Thorne. The plot of the film is divided into three stories told by teenage friends of the same school.

The first story is about a kid and a dog whose friendship wavers between being the best friend and being frenemies. The second story narrates two best friends turning into frenemies over a senior editor job and the third one revolves around two lookalikes swapping lives. Zendaya appears with a look quite unlike her in this movie.

3. K.C. Undercover (2015-2018)-

K.C. Undercover
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Number of Seasons: 3

This is an American comedy series starring Zendaya who is also a producer of the series. The series is about K.C. Cooper and her family who works as spies at a secret organization. K.C. Cooper is a math genius of high school who discovers her parents are spies and becomes one herself after that.

Her brother also eventually joins and persuades his parents to get a robot child. The series follows the family dealing with familial as well as mission-related issues. It premiered on January 18, 2015, on Disney Channel and ran till February 2, 2018.

2. Malcolm & Marie (2021)-

Malcolm & Marie
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Malcolm & Marie‘ marks a significant point of Zendaya’s career as she portrays Marie, the girlfriend of a writer-director. The unusual plot is set in one single night when the couple returns home after the director Malcolm’s latest film’s career as they embark upon a fight and their whole relationship and nature floats on the surface.

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 most important 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 high school students who are struggling with identity, friendship, trauma, drug, and love.

Zendaya acts in the role of Rue Bennett who serves as the narrator. She has recently come out of rehab and is presently struggling to make a place in the world. It brought Zendaya her very first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series making her the youngest to win this award.

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