Lifetime has officially greenlighted a biopic on legendary gymnast
Douglas was the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion, and the first American gymnast to win gold in the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics in the summer of 2012.
The film, which is being produced by
Douglas was born on Dec. 31, 1995, in Virginia Beach, Va. She showed early signs of athletic prowess and began training as a gymnast by the time she was 6. By age 8 she won the Level 4 all-around gymnastics title at the 2004 Virginia State Championships.
After achieving international fame with the
She is currently training for the