Zendaya Says If She Becomes a Director All Her Leads Will be Black Women

Zendaya has made quite a name for herself in Hollywood and as her star continues to rise she has hopes of one day sitting in the director’s chair.

In a recent British Vogue interview, Zendaya discussed her interest in becoming a filmmaker, “If I ever do become a filmmaker, I know that the leads of my films will always be black women,” she said. “I gotta hurry up and figure out how to f*cking become a director, man. I’m trying, I’m learning every day, I really am. There’s so much I want to do.”

Sam Levinson, who directed Zendaya in Malcolm & Marie and Euphoria said he believes that Zendaya will be, “an astonishing filmmaker.”

Who is your favorite film director? Who is your favorite black female lead?