Tiffany Haddish has been set to star in an upcoming biopic on the iconic athlete Florence Griffith Joyner aka “Flo-Jo.” She will also produce the film, which is from game1.

game1’s  co-CEOS Basil Iwanyk and Greg Economou also producing. game1 is planning other content on Griffith Joyner, including a docuseries and a podcast as well. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Haddish has started training for the role and is working under Griffith Joyner’s widow, Al Joyner, who is also producing and consulting on the project.

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