When Shake It Up! ended in 2013, Zendaya was well on her way to becoming one of Hollywood’s brightest young stars. Until then, her career had followed the standard trajectory of Disney Channel stars like Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato: Land a leading role, build a massive fan base, and begin a blossoming music career.
But Zendaya decided to take a different direction. Instead of ditching her mouse ears when Shake It Up! wrapped, she decided to join a second Disney Channel series, K.C. Undercover. Her condition? She had to be a producer.
As a producer, she wanted — and News