I think we all saw this coming. Since Douglas’ historic win as the first African-American gymnast to become the individual all-around Olympic champion at the 2012 Olympics, she has been everywhere. In addition to hitting every noteworthy red carpet event, she also released her autobiography Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith in November 2012. It only makes sense for the next step to be a biopic on the life of this amazing young woman.
According to reports, the movie will be shooting in Winnipeg, Canada September 9th through the end of October. The film will cover the years from Douglas starting as a gymnast at the tender age of 6-years-old to the intense training she went through in preparation for the 2012 Olympics. There is no word on who will play Douglas in the movie or what television network will air the biopic.
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