Zendaya has been one of the most talked about celebrities and an actor with great talent from the very start of her career. The American actress has been captivating audiences with her acting chops since her early beginnings in the Disney Channel’s hit series Shake It Up, in which she starred opposite Bella Thorne, the series was on air for almost three years, and after that Zendaya has been in major film franchises and universally beloved TV shows. So, today we are going to list the best movies and shows starring Zendaya you should check out.
10. Zapped (Disney+, Prime Video & Peacock)
Synopsis: Zoey, a skilled dancer and straight-A student, is having a hard time adjusting after her mom remarries. Now she lives with three messy and rambunctious stepbrothers, a loud stepdad and an unruly dog. The boys at school seem even worse, particularly the misfits on the JV dance squad. Nothing is going right until she discovers the dog training app on her smartphone can now control boys. Zoey uses her power to command boys to behave better, but is an app really the answer to fixing her life?
9. Shake It Up (Disney+)
Synopsis: Best friends CeCe Jones and Rachel “Rocky” Blue have dreamed about becoming professional dancers ever since they were little girls. Their big break finally comes when the girls land roles as backup dancers on a local Chicago TV dance show, Shake it Up, Chicago!
8. K.C. Undercover (Disney+ & Hulu)
Synopsis: High school student K.C. Cooper goes undercover as the government’s newest secret agent! With her spy family by her side, her wits, and arsenal of gadgets, she’s ready for any covert operation, or homework assignment. Join K.C. as she learns that growing up in a family of spies means sharing every mission.
7. Malcolm & Marie (Netflix)
Synopsis: Sam Levinson teams up with Zendaya and John David Washington for an achingly romantic drama in which a filmmaker (Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) return home following a celebratory movie premiere as he awaits what’s sure to be imminent critical and financial success. The evening suddenly takes a turn as revelations about their relationships begin to surface, testing the strength of their love. Working with cinematographer Marcell Rev, Levinson creates a film of rare originality; an ode to the great Hollywood romances as well as a heartfelt expression of faith in the medium’s future.
6. The Greatest Showman (Disney+)
Synopsis: Step right up… and into the spellbinding imagination of a man who set out to reveal that life itself can be the most thrilling show of all. Inspired by the legend and ambitions of America’s original pop-culture impresario, P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman), comes an inspirational rags-to-riches tale of a brash dreamer who rose from nothing to prove that anything you can envision is possible and that everyone, no matter how invisible, has a stupendous story worthy of a world-class spectacle. Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. Also starring Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.
5. Spider-Man: Far From Home (Starz)
Synopsis: Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) returns in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks is quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks. Spider-Man and Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) join forces to fight the havoc unleashed across the continent but all is not as it seems.
4. Euphoria (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Provocative, authentic and unforgettable. Based on the groundbreaking Israeli series, this intense HBO drama puts a fresh spin on the coming-of-age narrative. Serving as a guide through the teenage landscape of substance-enhanced parties and anxiety-ridden daily life is 17-year-old Rue Bennett (multimedia star Zendaya), a drug addict fresh from rehab, who’s struggling to stay clean and make sense of her future. Her life changes drastically when she meets Jules Vaughn (Hunter Schafer), a trans girl who recently moved to town following her parents’ divorce, and, like Rue, is searching for where she belongs. The supporting cast includes Jacob Elordi, Alexa Demie, Algee Smith, Sydney Sweeney, Maude Apatow and Barbie Ferreira.
3. Spider-Man: Homecoming (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
2. Spider-Man: No Way Home (Starz)
Synopsis: For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighborhood hero’s identity is revealed, bringing his Super Hero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk. When he enlists Doctor Strange’s help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in their world, releasing the most powerful villains who’ve ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe. Now, Peter will have to overcome his greatest challenge yet, which will not only forever alter his own future but the future of the Multiverse.
1. Dune (HBO Max)
Synopsis: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence–a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential–only those who can conquer their fear will survive.