Lifetime Will Premiere ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ And ‘The Trip To Bountiful’ For Black History Month

Movies & TV

By: Stacy-Ann Ellis / January 8, 2014

In honor of Black History Month, Lifetime television network announced two new movies that they’ll be adding to their roster.

The Gabby Douglas Story will kick off the celebration with its Feb. 1 premiere. The movie stars Regina King, S. Epatha Merkerson, Imani Hakim, Sydney Mikayla and the Olympic gold medalist herself, Gabby Douglas.

Next up to bat will be The Trip to Bountiful, which is a TV adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote’s Tony nominated play. It stars Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Keke Palmer, and Blair Underwood. While there are no official trailers for any of the movies just yet, we’ll be sure to keep you posted once they surface.

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