Lifetime To Do Gabby Douglas Biopic; Regina King & S. Epatha Merkerson To Co-Star, Douglas To Make Appearance

By | Monday September 16, 2013 @ 9:19am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Gabby Douglas, the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the Individual All-Around Champion and the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics, is getting a TV biopic. Lifetime has greenlighted The Gabby Douglas Story (working title), an original movie starring Imani Hakim (Everybody Hates Chris) and Sydney Mikayla as the two-time Olympic gold medalist, Southland alumna Regina King as her mother and S. Epatha Merkerson (Law & Order) as her grandmother. Mikayla will portray Douglas during her childhood while Hakim will play her as a teenager and young adult. Douglas also will appear in the film, produced by Sony Pictures TV. Read More »

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Gabby Douglas & Michelle Obama Give ‘Tonight Show’ A Bump

By | Tuesday August 14, 2012 @ 10:34am PDT

The Tonight Show might want to have Olympians and the First Lady on more often. The appearance of multiple Gold medal winning gymnast Gabby Douglas and Michelle Obama on Jay Leno last night gave … Read More »

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Olympic Champs On TV: Ryan Lochte Eyes ‘Dancing’ & ‘Bachelor’, Gabby Douglas Sits Down With Oprah

By | Friday August 10, 2012 @ 12:00pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Newly-minted U.S. Olympic champions’ victory lap on TV continues. In an interview on NBC’s Today, swimmer Ryan Lochte said he is considering a gig on ABC’s biggest reality series. “I’m definitely looking towards Dancing With The Stars and … Read More »

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