Wendy Williams: The Movie (2021)

Director: Darren Grant

Writer(s): Leigh Davenport, Scarlett Lacey

Starring: Ciera Payton, Morocco Omari, Adrian Neblett, Nykeem Provo, Rebecca Davis, Emy Aneke, Nykeem Provo, Heather-Claire Nortey, Donny Lucas, Sasha Hayden, Jamall Johnson, Rothaford Gray, Devielle Johnson, Maika Quashie, Liza Huget, Kheon Clarke, Josh Ssettuba, Hannah Bos, Chelsea Brady, Angela Galanopoulos, Edem Nyamadi, Madeleine Kelders, Prince Justin Atkinson, Mia Golden, Drummond Macdougall, Derek Green, Cassandra Bolinski, Robert Egger, Warren Abbott, Matthew Mandzij, Marika Siewert, Shelise Lindo, Trae Maridadi, Bill Pozzobon, Melita Sekgwa, John Specogna

Synopsis: The biopic will chronicle the life of talk show host Wendy Williams. The authorized film will showcase the highs and lows Williams has experienced throughout the years.  In terms of its narrative structure, the project will follow Williams’ journey from her humble beginnings in urban radio to the success of her talk show, The Wendy Williams Show.

Release Date: January 30, 2021 (USA) | Length: 88 min | Genre: Biography, Drama | MPAA Rating: TV-14

Note: Original announcement. Will Packer, Sheila Ducksworth and Wendy Williams are producers on this project. Not the same as the upcoming documentary by Lifetime. To premiere on Lifetime network before the documentary. Also known as Wendy Williams: The Hot Topic.