First official image from Lifetime’s ‘Betty & Coretta’ with Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige (PHOTO)

Anglea Bassett and Mary J Blige in Lifetime's 'Betty and Coretta'

Here’s your exclusive first look at Golden Globe® Award-winner and Academy Award®-nominee Angela Bassett and nine-time Grammy®-winning recording artist Mary J. Blige in the upcoming Lifetime Original Movie “Betty & Coretta”. The film, premiering Saturday, February 2 at 8/7c, will tell the dual real-life stories of Coretta Scott King (Bassett) and Dr. Betty Shabazz (Blige) as they create an unbreakable life-long bond after their husbands’ tragic assassinations.

‘Betty & Coretta’  kicks off Lifetime’s month-long celebration of Black History in February which includes two more world premiere films! “Twist of Faith” starring Toni Braxton (“Braxton Family Values”), Mykelti Williamson (“Justified”) and David Julian Hirsh (“Weeds”) is set to premiere on Saturday, February 9 at 8/7c followed by “Pastor Brown” featuring Salli Richardson-Whitfield (“Eureka”), Keith David (“ER”), Ernie Hudson (“Oz”), Tisha Campbell-Martin (“My Wife and Kids”), Nicole Ari Parker (“The Deep End”), Rockmond Dunbar (“Sons of Anarchy”) and Michael B. Jordan (“Friday Night Lights”) on Saturday, February 16 at 8/7c.

(Photo credit: Jan Thijs)


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