The net was set on fire a few weeks ago when the first taste of Lifetime’s upcoming Toni Braxton biopic ‘Unbreak My Heart’ emerged in the form of a 15 second dramatic teaser and made its rounds, but now in further preparation for its January 23rd premiere the network has rolled out the official full length trailer for the highly anticipated film that’s set to tell the tale of Toni’s rise in the entertainment industry that was plagued with financial issues, family infighting, and health issues..
Lifetime’s Original Movie, “Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart,” starring newcomer Lex Scott Davis (“The Exes”) as the seven-time Grammy Award-winning R&B icon, premieres Saturday, January 23 at 8pm ET/PT. Toni Braxton executive produces the two-hour film, which is based on her popular memoir Unbreak My Heart. Immediately following the movie, Lifetime premieres the special, “Beyond The Headlines: Toni Braxton” at 10pm ET/PT.
The movie follows the singer’s journey from her discovery by mega producers L.A. Reid and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, to her battle with Lupus. The movie also delves into how she made it through her public divorce all while navigating her son’s autism and family struggles. “Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart” chronicles the untold measures the wildly talented artist took to make herself and her family whole again, becoming a global inspiration. -Lifetime