After months of waiting, the first official trailer has finally arrived, featuring the life of the legendary Whitney Houston. British actress and BAFTA winner Naomi Aki takes on the role of the legendary Whitney Houston in the lead role in the Sony/TriStar biopic I Want to Dance With Somebody.
Naomi Aki accompanied in film Ashton Sanders as Bobby Brown, Stanley Tucci as Clive Davis and Tamara Tuni as Cissy Houston. “I Want to Dance with Someone” hits theaters on December 21st.
The film is described as “an uncompromising portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The Voice, while at the same time tracing the inspiring story of a New Jersey choir girl who went on to become one of the best-selling and most award-winning recordings ever made.” artists in the history of music.
As we reported earlier back in August 2020, despite the fact that television biopics and documentaries have already been made about Whitney Houston’s life, this will be the first feature film. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” will be produced by Pat Houston on behalf of the Houston Estate, Clive Davis and others. The film will also have the rights to use all of Whitney’s hits, something no other project documenting her life has had.
“I Want to Dance with Someone” is directed by Casey Lemmons, who recently directed Harriet Tubman’s biopic Harriet, written by Bohemian Rhapsody screenwriter Anthony McCarten.