Olympian Gabby Douglas Biopic Comes to DVD11 Feb, 2014 By: Angelique Flores
In the midst of both the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Black History Month comes the announcement of The Gabby Douglas Story debuting on DVD.
The movie tells the story of how the young African-American athlete overcame obstacles not only to make the 2012 London Summer Olympics U.S. team, but also go on to win two gold medals — the first ever for a black gymnast. The film features gymnastic scenes performed by the real-life Douglas.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases the family film on disc April 15 for $22.99.
The Gabby Douglas Story stars Regina King, Imani Hakim, Sydney Mikayla and S. Epatha Merkerson.
The film first debuted on Lifetime Feb. 1.