The Whitney Houston biopic is next. Almost 10 years after the singer’s death, her name continues to ring with two major projects tied to her name. bodyguard A reboot is in the works, and it is a film that marked the beginning of his acting career. However, this is his upcoming biopic, I wanna Dance With Somebody, which remains in the news. And the film has landed its Bobby Brown.
Ashton Sanders Cast in ‘I Want to Dance With Somebody’
Fans have already seen Woody McClain as Bobby Brown on screen, but now it’s Ashton Sanders’ turn. According to time limit, Sanders has been cast to star in the biopic alongside Naomi Ackie. Ackie signed on to play Whitney Houston in 2020.
Sanders currently stars in Wu-Tang: An American Saga as RZA, and made a mark in the first Moonlighthandjob native son, And all day and one night. he also joins queen’s gambit Actor Moses Ingram will play Robin Crawford, Houston’s friend and former assistant. Sanders has not issued a statement about the role.
Kasi Lemons recently took over as director I wanna Dance With Somebody, which is the official biopic of the late singer’s life. Music mogul Clive Davis and Houston’s estate are producing the film.
When is the Whitney Houston biopic coming out?
Sony recently announced the film’s release date after planning a Thanksgiving 2022 premiere. Fans can line up for the film on December 23, 2022. The story will chronicle Houston’s early life, family, career and final days and feature original recordings of her. Per Davis, respecting the Superstar’s voice is paramount, so Aki will be doing some lip-syncing.
during an interview with Diversity In August 2020, Davis spoke about his dedication. “I have a mission here,” he said. “I have a mission to ensure that at all times the complete picture of Whitney Houston is captured in a non-stop film that is musically rich and compared to her talent and her character we have seen to date. Be.”
production for I wanna Dance With Somebody Started in August 2021 in the Boston area and is set to run in November. Brown and his former group New Edition are originally from the city, so the film will probably explore part of his musical journey with Houston.
Sanders has his own production company
At only 25 years old, Sanders launched his own production organization with plans to tackle more projects. he talked with Culture magazine back in April 2021 and shared that she has something on the burner with Tom Hardy. Although he did not mention the role of Bobby Brown, he did announce that he is up to anything.
“I’m currently filming season two Wu-Tang: An American Saga for Hulu. My production company has just acquired the rights to Peter Nelson’s non-fiction novel, A More Unbending Battle: The Harlem Hellfighters’ Struggle for Freedom in WWI and Equality at Home So I will produce it for the big screen.” “I am also attached the things they carried Directed by Rupert Sanders, with Tom Hardy. Also, I’m not afraid to take on any role – pursue it. “
Fans can see Sanders in action as RZA on Hulu in Season 2 Wu-Tang: An American Saga.
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