After 2014’s The Gabby Douglas Story, a television movie on Simone Biles is also coming to Lifetime.
Based on the gymnast’s book, Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance, the biopic will follow Biles journey in gymnastics to become an Olympic champion. It’ll chronicle her journey from foster care to Rio.
Biles will executive produce the project and it is set to debut on Lifetime in early 2018.
The Simone Biles Story (its working title) is written by Kelly Fullerton and also executive produced by Howard Braunstein, Simone Biles, Janey Miller and Kyell Thomas for Octagon.