Danielle Brooks Transforms into Civil Rights Trailblazer Mahalia Jackson in Biopic First Look https://t.co/PBGvF1wnZu— People (@people) February 17, 2021
-Grammy winning actress and singer Danielle Brooks spoke with "People" magazine about her upcoming Mahalia Jackson film.
-Brooks says the seed for playing the part were first set by people telling her she should play the part such as "Color Purple"co star Jennifer Hudson. Brooks started reading books and telling her team she was interested in bringing Jackson's life to film.
-Robin Roberts Presents:"Mahalia"premieres April 3rd on Lifetime.