It premiered on over the weekend, on Saturday, February 1st, at 8pm ET/PT, as one of Lifetime’s February movie debuts in honor of Black History Month. Did you watch? If so, thoughts?
If you didn’t, don’t fret, because there will most certainly be repeat viewings of the The Gabby Douglas Story, which stars Regina King, S. Epatha Merkerson, Imani Hakim (as the older Gabby Douglas), Sydney Mikayla (as the younger Gabby) and Gabby Douglas herself.
To start, an encore broadcast of the film will air tonight on the network, starting at 8pm.
And to entice you, if you didn’t catch the premiere, Lifetime has released several clips from the film, which are all embedded below.
The Gabby Douglas Story tells the inspiring true story of the international gymnastics phenomenon who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African American ever to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
Watch the 3 clips below, and underneath, you’ll find a behind-the-scenes clip featuring a conversation between the real Gabby Douglas talking about seeing her story told on film: