Reese Witherspoon and Zendaya Are Partnering for an Amazing New Movie

Reese Witherspoon and Zendaya Are Partnering for an Amazing New Movie

The Gilded Years about Anita Hemmings, the first African-American woman to graduate from Vassar College. Hemmings passed as a white woman to get her degree.

In line with the movie's title, Hemmings - a light-skinned woman who was the descendant of slaves - was able to graduate from Vassar by passing as white.

Of the Disney Channel series K.C. Undercover's 78 episodes, Zendaya, the show's star, is credited as a producer on 42. She even finds romance with a rich Harvard student, but he (nor anyone else) know her real identity.

Reese Witherspoon and Zendaya are joining forces to tell lies together. According to a report by Deadline, which called the film "the hottest pitch package" around Hollywood, the 21-year-old actress will play Hemmings, based on a script by The Leftovers and Fargo writer Monica Beletsky.

Zendaya, whose full name is Zendaya Coleman, recently starred as the female lead opposite Tom Holland in "Spider-Man: Homecoming".

Zendaya has a full slate of upcoming projects, and will soon begin promoting The Greatest Showman, which also stars Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron, and is due to hit theaters in late December (17).

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