Whitney Houston’s memoir, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” is set to premiere on December 21, 2022. From the official trailer to the star cast.
Before her demise, the incredible singer was a top rated artist and influenced the world as one of the most impressive voices heard. Whitney Houston didn’t just extraordinarily impacted mainstream society, but she also enlivened an entire age with her unique successes.
All through her career, the singer procured a number of Grammys, Emmys, and many other American music awards. Notwithstanding many battles in her own life, she kept on inspiring the world with her strong and moving voice.
To commend the existence of this music legend, chief Kasi Lemmons with Anthony McCarten, and Houston’s former record maker Clive Davis is good to go to make a melodic show-stopper – the “Whitney Houston Life story named, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody”.
The trailer of the incredible biopic was released on Friday, September 16, 2022, and it uncovers that actress Naomi Ackie will be seen playing Whitney. Written by Anthony McCarten who rose to fame after his commitment to Bohemian Song, “, I Wanna Dance with Somebody” is set to make its debut in December this year.
This forthcoming American personal musical drama film called– “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” will be based on the legendary life of an infamous American pop icon Whitney Houston.
Houston fans will get to see Naomi Ackie in the number one spot role alongside Stanley Tucci as Davis, and Ashton Sanders, Tamara Tunie among numerous others.
Fans will get to witness the heartbreaking yet moving celebration of the legend’s life along with the best music by Whitney Houston. Following her journey from ambiguity to superstardom, this movie is one of the greatest tributes to the R&B pop icon of all time.
Sony Pictures Entertainment recently dropped the first look of the Houston biopic and it features Naomi Ackie as Houston full of vibrance on and off stage so convincingly.
While tracing Houston’s heart-breaking yet inspiring personal journey from a mere church choir to her incredible break into the biggest music industry, the movie even showcases her iconic 1991 Super Bowl rendition of the national anthem by her.
Ackie admittedly says that she was “very” nervous as she got the chance to portray the “incredible, multifaceted” Whitney Houston onscreen.
As per Naomi Ackie, Whitney Houston is a mind boggling act, and shared,
“She’s [Houston] been elevated in my life for so long that it felt like an impossible thing to achieve at times,” She added, “But so many people told me the same thing: If I wasn’t scared and nervous, they’d think something was wrong with me. … The biggest challenge was letting my fear of the magnitude of this task take a back seat. Nothing good comes from sitting in fear for too long.”
The trailer features Naomi being told “you music isn’t Black enough” to which she responds, “Look, I don’t know how to sing Black and I don’t know how to sing white either. I know how to sing.”
When asked what should fans expect, Naomi responded, The makers of the movie have “managed to fit in so many of our favorite songs” right out of Houston’s career in the film, along with the portrayal of “parts of her life that we know about but through the scope of her own internal world.”
She added “Fans can expect to see her life like we see are our own. Ups and downs, triumphs and disappointments, all of it mixing together to make up a life.
According to the Director Kasi Lemmons, the movie’s goal was to showcase Houston’s “spirit and humanity while celebrating her music and monumental artistry.” And she thinks Naomi is simply “phenomenal” to play as Houston.
“She completely inhabits the character of Whitney. She put in a year of rigorous preparation so that her transformation onscreen displays effortless virtuosity and is utterly believable. Audiences will get to experience the greatest voice of her generation, singing her most iconic hits, both in the studio and in concert. They’ll see how she created that work, to better understand and appreciate her artistic process and singular creative genius. Her fans will love reliving the music while getting an intimate look at the woman behind The Voice. We’ll all be reminded how lucky we were to have Whitney with us for the time we did.”
Whitney Houston’s Biopic, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” is scheduled to hit the cinemas in the United States on December 21, 2022, by Sony Pictures Entertainment.