December 29, 2021
Lionsgate will release Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia on DVD Jan. 25, telling the story of Mahalia Jackson, one of the most influential vocalists of the 20th century.
The Emmy-nominated biopic, which aired on Lifetime in April, stars Daniella Brooks as the singer known as the Queen of Gospel.
With a career spanning more than 40 years, Jackson rose to international stardom, her vast discography and powerhouse performances making her the voice of the civil rights movement and inspiring iconic activists and singers for generations — from Martin Luther King Jr. to Aretha Franklin.
The cast also includes Wolsey Brooks, Max Boateng, Rob Demery and Marci T. House.