"I have such regard for both Whitney's and Bobby's amazing talents and accomplishments; and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story," Bassett said in the release. "Their humanity and bond fascinates us all. I'm beyond excited to have this opportunity to go behind the camera and into their world." -Angela Bassett
The movie will debut on Lifetime Movie Channel and premiere in 2015. As of yet, the casts has not been announced.