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Zendaya to star in ‘A White Lie’

PTI | Los Angeles |

Actor Zendaya will star in the film A White Lie, about Vassar College’s first Black graduate, Anita Hemmings.

The Spider-Man: Homecoming star will portray the role of Hemmings in the film, which she will produce along with actor Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter, reported Variety.

An official adaptation of the Karin Tanabe’s book The Gilded Years, the story is about Hemmings, who passed as white until just a few short weeks before graduation, when her roommate began digging into her past.

The script of the film will be penned by Monica Beletsky.