Lifetime’s Clark Sisters Biopic Takes Shape
Lifetime announced details on its upcoming biopic on The Clark Sisters.
The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel Tells the story of the famous sisters from the Motor City, trained under the watchful eye of their mother, legendary choirmaster and director of the Southwest Michigan State Choir. The sisters encountered various obstacles and challenges, but faith and perseverance enabled them to become the highest selling female gospel group in history. The cast includes Christina Bell (Twinkie), Kierra Sheard (Karen), Sheléa Frazier (Dorinda), Raven Goodwin (Denise) and Angela Birchett (Jacky) portraying the sisters. Aunjanue Ellis portrays the mother of the siblings, Mattie Moss Clark. Christine Swanson serves as director and Sylvia L. Jones wrote the script. The project is executive produced by Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott.