Zendaya Oozes Oscar Worthy Already In 'Malcolm & Marie' Trailer

Zendaya Explains Why Some People In Hollywood Thought She Was 'Cold' & 'Mean'

The black-and-white film stars recent Euphoria Emmy-winner Zendaya opposite Tenet and BlacKkKlansman's John David Washington, with the pair playing a couple who've just returned home from a movie premiere - and end up spending what started as a celebratory evening working through the ups and downs of their relationship. I didn't realize how much my job and my art were a part of my identity as a human'.

Malcolm & Marie is written and directed by Euphoria show runner, Sam Levinson, who has once again teamed up with Zendaya, this time to bring you a story about one night and a couple on the razor's edge. I always felt like my creativity and what I had to say definitely mattered inside the work, and I think this is like an example of that.

Zendaya recalled Levinson's informal pitch: '"What if I just stripped everything away?" The informal pitch, in short, was "What if it's just a relationship piece?"

Zendaya covers GQ's latest issue, and inside, she opens up about how she's dealing with her superstardom at 24, and what's next. I was like, 'Yo, you know what this is going to be my thing.

Make sure to check out Malcolm & Marie when it lands on Netflix this February 5.

"[Marie] gave me an opportunity to use these words in a way", says Zendaya about what drew her to the role.

"And the way that I got myself to keep going every day to workout was I would put on different wigs and pretend to be different characters because I was just craving acting, I guess". "I don't yell. I'm not a very argumentative person, but it's nice to just release and be able to..." Me: "Howwwwwwww?", she replied: "I don't know, man".

'In a lot of ways it feels like proving something to myself personally, yeah, but I feel like, I feel good about it for all of us, ' she said. 'It feels like recognition that maybe we aren't just like that little insane show with the insane kids, you know what I mean?

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