R&B veteran Miki Howard will have her story depicted in a made-for-TV movie set to air on TV One for Black Music Month.
According to ABC News Radio correspondent Karu F. Daniels, the film with the working title “Unsung: The Miki Howard Story” will premiere on the network in June and star actress Teyonah Parrish (“Survivor’s Remorse”/”Chi-Raq”) as Miki.
Shot last fall in Savannah, Georgia, the movie covers almost 30 years of Miki’s life, including her success as an R&B singer, some ill-fated romantic encounters and drug use.
LisaRaye McCoy will play the role of Sylvia Rhone, the singer’s former music executive at Atlantic Records.
And one of Miki’s former lovers, actor Darius McCrary (“Family Matters”) portrays another one the singer’s longtime love interests, the late Gerald Levert.