Toni Braxton Will Play Darlene Love in Upcoming OWN Biopic

Grammy Award winner Toni Braxton, who was recently seen in Broadway's After Midnight, will star as singer Darlene Love in the upcoming OWN biopic of the Broadway star and pop vocalist, according to Variety.

"My Name is Love: The Darlene Love Story," scheduled to premiere in December, will center around Love's career in the music business. The project is shepherded by Morgan Neville.

Love has been seen on Broadway in Leader of the Pack, Carrie, Grease and Hairspray.

Braxton has also been seen on Broadway in Aida and Beauty and the Beast.