Set your DVR for Sunday June 12 @ 7p/6c! Based on her episode of TV One’s hit series ‘Unsung‘ Miki Howard is getting a small screen adaptation.
The film follows the complicated history of Howard’s romantic relationship with R&B singer Gerald Levert, the tumultuous relationship with her mother, and her battles to overcome spousal abuse and drug addiction.
Teyonah Parris stars in the title role, and Howard makes a special cameo in the film. The ensemble cast also includes Darius McCrary as Gerald Levert; Vanessa Bell Calloway as Miki’s mother Josephine Howard; Gary Dourdan as Augie Johnson; LisaRaye as Sylvia Rhone; and Amari Cheatom as Eddie Phelps.
Directed by Christine Swanson from a screenplay she penned with Rhonda F. Baraka, the film will anchor TV One’s Black Music Month programming.
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