(AllHipHop News) Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, and Missy Elliott are joining forces to produce a TV biopic about gospel group The Clark Sisters.
Network bosses at Lifetime have optioned the authorized film, titled, "The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel," which will chronicle the Grammy-winning siblings' rise from their humble start in Detroit, Michigan, to becoming the highest-selling female gospel group in history.
Actresses Christina Bell, Kierra Sheard, Shelea Frazier, Raven Goodwin, and Angela Birchett have been cast to play Twinkie, Karen, Dorinda, Denise, and Jacky Clark, respectively, while Quantico's Aunjanue Ellis will portray their mother, Mattie Moss Clark.
Christine Swanson is directing the film from a script by Sylvia L. Jones.
Latifah will executive produce the project for her Flavor Unit company, while Blige and Elliott have also taken up behind the scenes production roles.