Sydney Mikayla & Imani Hakim to Play Gabby Douglas in Lifetime Biopic
Sydney Mikayla and Imani Hakim have been cast to play Gabby Douglas in the gymnast’s upcoming biopic set to air on Lifetime.
The movie, tentatively titled The Gabby Douglas Story, will have both ladies taking on the role of the gold medal winner.
Mikayla will play Douglas during her childhood, while Hakim will play the Olympian as a teenager and young adult.
Gabby Douglas will also appear in the film. Regina King and Epatha Merkerson also star int he film. The Gabby Douglas Story will air sometime in 2014.
Taking on this role shouldn’t be hard for the pint-sized actress who is a trained dancer and has taken gymnastics in the past.
Sydney Mikayla has had guest roles on Community, Whitney, Hot in Cleveland and Parenthood.
- Lifetime Greenlights ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ (atlantablackstar.com)