The epic biographical story about the life of Whitney Houston, written by the screenwriter of the biographical classic "Bohemian Rhapsody", will hit the repertoire of the cinemas. Biographical films of legendary musicians have always been well received by fans of their music as well as by the wide film audience.
Elton John, Freddie Mercury, Elvis Presley, Eminem, Selena, and Ray Charles are just some of the famous names whose lives appeared on movie screens. Moviegoers will have the opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary life behind the legendary voice in "I Wanna Dance With Somebody: The Whitney Houston Movie." From the materials available so far about the film, we have the opportunity to see various details from Whitney's career and life.
Her father, John Russell, also her manager, had a hard time finding a balance between their family and business relationship. That's where Whitney's relationship with musician Bobby Brown, with whom she eventually starts a family, comes into the spotlight.
Still, music is what made Whitney special. And what characterized Whitney. The final trailer features the timeless hit "I Will Always Love You" from the movie "The Bodyguard" in which Whitney made her acting debut. From everything we know so far about this long-awaited film, it is clear that music has no boundaries for Whitney Houston, and the stage is the place where she successfully found herself and her purpose.
"I Wanna Dance with Somebody: The Whitney Houston Movie" is a powerful and triumphant celebration of the incomparable Whitney Houston. Directed by Kasi Lemmons and written by 4-time Academy Award nominee Anthony McCarten, produced by legendary music executive Clive Davis, and BAFTA Award-winning actress Naomi Ackie, the film presents a no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and dynamic woman behind the legendary The Voice.
From a New Jersey choir girl to one of the best-selling and most awarded music artists of all time, audiences will be taken on an inspiring, moving and highly emotional journey through Whitney's life and career, with stunning performances and a never-before-heard soundtrack of the icon's most beloved hits.
. Don't you wanna dance? Great expectations for this film are fueled by the fact that the screenwriter of the film is Anthony McCarten, who has 4 Oscar nominations and is the screenwriter of the biographical classic Bohemian Rhapsody.
With director Kasi Lemmons and a cast that includes Naomi Ackie, Stanley Tucci, and Ashton Sanders, it is certain that this musical biography will delight not only Whitney's fans but also the general cinema audience. Emotions, life, song, and stage - discover Whitney Houston as you have never met.