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Zendaya Says She's 'Eternally Grateful' for 'Malcolm & Marie' Crew Ahead of the Movie's Release

Zendaya Says She's 'Eternally Grateful' for 'Malcolm & Marie' Crew Ahead of the Movie's Release

Zendaya is just as excited as we are that Malcolm & Marie will be debuting in just a few short hours!

The 24-year-old Emmy-winning actress took to Twitter to share her gratitude for the crew – which she calls “family” – for putting this movie together in such a short period of time during the pandemic.

If you didn’t know, Malcolm & Marie was written and directed by Euphoria creator Sam Levinson and it was made in secret during June and July 2020. All proper protocols were followed to keep everyone safe during the pandemic and the cast only features Zendaya and co-star John David Washington!

“Full of excitement and nervousness as this lil movie we made in lockdown with people I love is coming out in the next hour,” Zendaya started. “Nervousness for a few reasons. Normally I’m pretty self-critical and that leads me to be far too fearful to make things myself or trust myself enough to even try.”

She continued, “This is really my first time believing that maybe I could. This is my first time being a leading lady, but also my first time being this creatively involved in something, producing something, co-financing something, owning something and sharing it all with my crew.”

“We made this as a family, shot it in 14 days with a 22 person crew I am eternally grateful for. For their talent, their time, their hard work, and their willingness to believe in this film,” Zendaya added. “If there’s anything to learn from this year, and I hope from our little movie it’s gratitude for every moment and every person we get to love.”

Zendaya concluded by writing, “All that being said, on behalf of our little crew of 22, we hope you laugh (please laugh lol) and cry and hopefully enjoy this little thing we made with a whole lot of love. Love Maree (I spell mine with two E’s)”

In a recent interview, Zendaya addressed some criticism the movie has received.

Make sure to watch Malcolm & Marie on Netflix!

You can read all of Zendaya’s tweets inside…

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