At right this moment’s TCA panel on Lifetime’s TV film The Clark Sisters: First Women of Gospel, based mostly on the true-life story of the actual singing siblings, one query was gotten out of the best way early: Was estranged sister Denise Clark-Bradford consulted within the making of the film?
“Sure, she was completely given the chance to take part in her story,” stated Govt Producer Holly Carter, who was joined on the panel by Govt Producer Queen Latifah (Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott are additionally EP’s) and forged members Christina Bell, Kierra Sheard, Sheléa Frazier, Raven Goodwin and Angela Birchett.
Carter didn’t elaborate on whether or not Clark-Bradford took producers up on the “alternative” and what that contribution could have been.
Producers and performers have been requested concerning the position of religion within the story and the challenges of constructing such a narrative match with Lifetime’s film franchise, in addition to sustaining the attraction to a secular viewers.
“I feel it’s all about the way you inform the story,” Carter stated. She stated the religion side isn’t heavy-handed, jokingly calling it, “Somewhat aspiration, slightly inspiration, slightly Jesus.” The problem, she stated, was “connecting them to a narrative than may contact the plenty. You do this by telling tales than join to each man…it has not been simple. However it has been potential.”