Misty Copeland Biography to be Adapted by ‘Remember the Titans’ Writer
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The writer behind Remember the Titans, Gregory Allen Howard, has signed on for the task of adapting an upcoming biopic based on Misty Copeland’s best-selling biography Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina.

Life In Motion follows Copeland’s journey to becoming the first African-American woman promoted to principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre.

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However, this won’t be the first film about Copeland. 

Director Nelson George released A Ballerina’s Tale in 2015, a documentary about Copeland’s journey to the top.

A release date has not been set for the film.

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