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The story of Gabby Douglas’ rise to Olympic fame is coming to life as a TV movie!

According to reports, a casting call for the upcoming film, tentatively called The Gabby Douglas Story, has been sent out and producers are aiming to begin filing as earlier as September 9.

Casting director Tracy Twinkie Byrd — best known for films like SparkleStomp The YardJumping The Broom and Fruitvale Station — sent out this description for the film’s starring role:

“FEMALE, African American, VERY Petite, Great Smile, Great Eyes, Gymnastic & Dance Ability a PLUS! Takes Direction Well. [GABBY (8 TO SMALL 12 YEARS OLD) and (13 TO 16 YEARS OLD)] (No taller than 5′ 2”)”.

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article courtesy of BlackAmericaWeb.com

There’s A Gabby Douglas Biopic In The Works!  was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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