*(Via BlackFilm.com) – Lifetime TV has released the trailer for the biopic of “The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel” that will air on the entertainment channel.
Aunjanue Ellis stars as the sisters’ iconic mother, Mattie Moss Clark. in the movie, the sisters are: Christina Bell as Twinkie, Kierra Sheard as Karen, Sheléa Frazier as Dorinda, Raven Goodwin as Denise and Angela Birchett as Jacky.
Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott & Mary J. Blige have signed on to be executive producers. The movie will detail their humble beginnings, struggles to find their place, to later becoming the best-selling Gospel group in the music world. It will tell the story of the five Clark sisters and their mother Mattie Moss Clark.
The movie will feature re-recordings of some of The Clark Sisters’ biggest hits like “You Brought The Sunshine.” Loretha Jones exec produces with Holly Carter for Revele Entertainment and Shakim Compere for Flavor Unit. Casting the film is Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd. Christine Swanson (Chicago P.D.) directs. Story by Camille Tucker and Written by Sylvia L. Jones and Camille Tucker.