First Look: 'Betty & Coretta' Starring Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige

The forthcoming Lifetime movie Betty & Coretta chronicles the relationship between Dr. Betty Shabazz (played by Angela Bassett) and Coretta Scott King (played by Mary J. Blige) as they attempt to support each other following their husbands' tragic assassinations. Here's a first look at the Lifetime original film premiering this Saturday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m.

Yolanda Sangweni Jan, 28, 2013

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Angela Bassett plays Coretta Scott King, and Mary J. Blige Dr. Betty Shabazz in the Lifetime Original Movie.

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Lindsay Owens Pierre plays Malcolm X in Betty & Coretta.

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Malik Yoba plays Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Angela Bassett his wife Coretta Scott King.

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Angela Bassett plays Coretta Scott King and Mary J. Blige Betty Shabazz in the Lifetime Original Movie.

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Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige play Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz in the Lifetime Original Movie.

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Angela Bassett plays Coretta Scott King in the Lifetime Original Movie.

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Mary J. Blige plays Dr. Betty Shabazz in the Lifetime Original Movie.

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Coretta Scott King (Angela Bassett) meets with Malcolm X (Lindsay Owens Pierre) in this scene from Betty & Coretta.

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Coretta Scott King (Angela Bassett) marches at her husband Dr. Martin Luther King's funeral in a scene from Betty & Coretta.

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Angela Bassett as Coretta Scott King.

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Mary J. Blige as Dr. Betty Shabazz.