08/11/2014 10:50 am ET

Exclusive: Chattrisse Dolabaille To Play Missy Elliott In Aaliyah Biopic For Lifetime TV

Chris Weeks via Getty Images has exclusively learned that Canadian actress Chattrisse Dolabaille has been cast to play singer-songwriter-producer and Grammy Award winner Missy Elliott in the Lifetime TV biopic of singer Aaliyah in “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B,” starring Nickelodeon actress Alexandra Shipp in the title role.

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