Sylvia Rhone, Miki Howard, Teyonah Parris, Darrius McCrary for the Miki Howard Story movie.
On Tuesday, June 7th at the AMC Empire 25, located on 42nd Street, there was a reception, red carpet and advance screening of the TV One original movie of “Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story.”
This film is the first “Unsung” movie produced by TV One. Miki Howard has been one of the artists to have been a featured on the groundbreaking music docuseries. Now as a result of the high ratings and success of her particular story, the TV One series “Unsung decided to take a step further and make a movie.”
The Miki Howard Story
follows the life and times of powerhouse R&B vocalist Miki Howard
will see the light of day in June via a television biopic, tentatively titled ‘Unsung: The Miki Howard Story.” For the TV film, ‘Chi-Raq’ star Teyonah Parris stars as the tortured songstress and ‘Family Matters’ alum Darius McCrary plays her lover/musical collaborator Gerald LeVert.
The story follows rise and fall of this talented singer, dealing with her turbulent relationship with her mother as well as her love relationships throughout her career. Howard might be seen as brave to reveal such intimate details of her life. Not only does the movie showcase Howard’s experience with domestic violence, but it also chronicles her fall and descent into using drugs.
After the screening Miki Howard herself, and the stars of the movie were on hand for a Q&A panel. Howard even showed she still had superb vocal ability when she serenaded the audience which was definitely a treat.
The Miki Howard story is set to air on TV One on Sunday, June 12, 2016. For more information visit their website and for more information on Miki Howard, visit her website.