“Somebody’s Child” Starring Michael Jai White & Lynn Whitfield Premieres August 25th on GMC


GMC TV, America’s favorite channel for uplifting family entertainment, presents Somebody’s Child starring NAACP Image Award© nominee Michael Jai White (Why Did I Get Married Too, We The Party), Emmy© and NAACP Image Award winner Lynn Whitfield (The Josephine Baker Story, Eve’s Bayou), and Byron Minns (Undisputed) in a powerful drama of a family united. Based on Siddeeqah Powell’s original screenplay, the honorable mention winner in the 2011 GMC Faith and Family Screenplay Competition at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), Somebody’s Child makes its world television premiere on Saturday, August 25 at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 26 at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00 p.m., with an encore on Monday, September 10 at 9:00 p.m. All times are EST.

Also starring Nadine Ellis (“Let’s Stay Together””) and Clifton Powell (Ray, “For Richer or Poorer”). Somebody’s Child is directed by Gary Wheeler (Heart of Christmas, “The Trial”) and produced by Eric Tomosunas, David Eubanks, and Keith Neal.

A divine twist of fate causes Constance Rivers (Lynn Whitfield) and her son Douglas (Michael Jai White) to open their hearts to an ex-convict, BenjaminSparks (Byron Minns). While on the brink of losing her battle with kidney failure, Constance’s near death confession instantly collides her past with her present, revealing Douglas and Benjamin are fraternal twin brothers who were separated at birth 37 years ago. Shocked, confused and on the verge of losing their mother, the two men must work to develop a bond of brotherhood that will last a lifetime and give their mother peace.