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Gabby Douglas gets Lifetime biopic, 'The Gabby Douglas Story'

16 September 2013 2:56 PM, PDT | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

The story of Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas is going to make its way to the small screen. Lifetime has announced a biopic about the 17-year-old's life that will be called "The Gabby Douglas Story."

The film will star actresses Imani Hakim and Sydney Mikayla as Douglas. Mikayla will play a younger version of the Olympic sensation, while Hakim will portray her as a teenage and young adult. Douglas will make an appearance in the movie, which also stars Regina King as her mother and S. Epatha Merkerson as her grandmother.

"The Gabby Douglas Story" is slated to film in Manitoba, Canada. Lifetime says the movie will premiere on the channel in 2014. The flick is directed by "Amish Grace's" Gregg Champion and was written by "The Two Mr. Kissels'" Maria Nation.



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