is set to portray legendary Motown singer
in OWN's biopic,
My Name is Love: The Darlene Love Story.
It's the network's first scripted feature.
Love was one of the key voices behind Phil Spector 's Wall of Sound pop his from the 1960s, including The Crystals' "He's a Rebel" and the songs "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry," and "Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)," and was featured in last year's Oscar-winning documentary about backup singers, Twenty Feet from Stardom .
My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story is slated for a December premiere.
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