In the Lifetime® movie, THE FANTASIA BARRINO STORY: LIFE IS NOT A FAIRYTALE, a single teenage mother overcomes all odds - sexual abuse, poverty and illiteracy - by relying on her spectacular singing voice. She ultimately gains national prominence as the winner of a hit talent show. Fantasia Barrino plays herself in this modern true Cinderella story. Also starring Loretta Devine, Kadeem Hardison and Viola Davis.

  1. Keith Glover

    Teleplay, Writer

  2. Debbie Allen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Fantasia Barrino

    Fantasia Barrino

    Fantasia Barrino

  2. Viola Davis

    Viola Davis

    Diane Barrino

  3. Loretta Devine

    Loretta Devine

    Addie Collins

  4. Ashley LeConte Campbell

    Ashley LeConte Campbell

    Ms. Windsor

  5. Kadeem Hardison

    Kadeem Hardison

    Joseph Barrino

  6. Chico Benymon

    Chico Benymon

    Rodney Birks

  7. Jamia Simone Nash

    Jamia Simone Nash

    Young Fantasia

  8. JoNell Kennedy

    JoNell Kennedy


  9. Cedric Pendleton

    Cedric Pendleton

    Johnny Lee

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Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story

Status Released

Original Language English

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