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Reese Witherspoon & Zendaya Team Up for New Movie 'A White Lie'

15 November 2017

Zendaya is set to produce and star in the upcoming thriller A White Lie, as the first African-American woman to graduate from Vassar College.

In the film, based on Karin Tanabe's book The Gilded Years, the 21-year-old actress will portray Anita Hemmings, a light-skinned descendant of slaves who passed as white to access educational opportunities she wouldn't otherwise have.

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"Since childhood, Anita Hemmings has longed to attend the country's most exclusive school for women, Vassar College".

The movie will show Hemmings fully immersing herself into upper-class NY society, where she's treated as a wealthy white woman.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming star co-star Zendaya will play Hemmings.

The film will also feature a love story between Hemmings and a Harvard student. Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter will be producing A White Lie alongside Zendaya. "Undercover". The series was renewed for a third season past year, which Zendaya also produced. She will also reprise her role as Michelle Jones in the Spider-Man sequel opposite Tom Holland. She will next be seen opposite Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron in "The Greatest Showman" as trapeze artist Anne Wheeler.

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Reese Witherspoon & Zendaya Team Up for New Movie 'A White Lie'