Little Tonya from ” Everybody Hates Chris” Will Play Lead in Lifetime’s Gabby Douglas biopic

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Imani Hakim, best known for her role as Tonya Rock in the series “Everybody Hates Chris” will play the part of a the teenage Douglas in “The Gabby Douglas Story” (a working title). As you might assume, the movie will tell the inspiring story of Douglas overcoming obstacles to become the first African American to be named individual All-round Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympics.


Sydney Mikayla (“Little in Common” and “Beautiful Soul”) will play Douglas as a young girl and rounding out the cast will be Regina King as Douglas’ mother and S. Epatha Merkerson as her grandmother.



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