Ciera Payton to Channel Her Inner Wendy Williams in New Lifetime Biopic

"She's Gotta Have It" star Ciera Payton has been cast as talk show queen Wendy Williams in a new TV biopic.

She'll partner with Morocco Omari, who will portray Williams' ex-husband, Kevin Hunter.

"Wendy Williams: The Hot Topic", debuting on U.S. network Lifetime, will be executive produced by Williams and Will Packer and directed by Darren Grant, according to Deadline.

The authorised biopic will chronicle the highs and lows of Williams' life and career.

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