Tiffany Haddish to Play Olympic Great Florence Griffith Joyner in Upcoming Biopic.
Tiffany Haddish will produce and star in biopic on Olympian and 1980s icon Florence Griffith Joyner
According to Variety, “Girls Trip” star and Comedian Tiffany Haddish will star and produce a biopic about 3x Olympic Gold-winning track and field athlete Florence Griffith Joyner (“Flo-Jo”) for sports content studio game1.
Haddish will play Flo-Jo, in a feature that tells the story of the Olympian’s remarkable life and untimely death, showcasing her historic feats, but also her enduring impact on the entire world of sports and in the communities that needed her help and inspiration the most. Therese Andrews, EVP of Production at game1, is spearheading the entire project.
In addition Game1 and Haddish, also plan to produce an array of companion content, including a documentary series and a podcast.