The record of musical biopics grows – which maybe is not stunning given the success of current examples. A Whitney Houston-focused movie, starring Naomi Ackie because the legendary performer, is on the best way, and has a primary poster on-line.
Kasi Lemmons is within the director’s chair for this one, working from a script by biopic professional Anthony McCarten (who penned Bohemian Rhapsody amongst others).
Ackie performs Houston in a movie that can, in line with the official launch, “take audiences on an emotional, energetic journey by means of Houston’s profession and music.”
“Making ready to play Whitney Houston has been an unimaginable expertise,” Ackie instructed Deadline final yr. “I’ve learnt a lot extra about her and myself than I may have imagined. I’m so excited to get on that movie set and honour her legacy! With Kasi on board, I do know we will create one thing actually great.” Provided that Houston’s property is concerned, we’ll wait and see whether or not this offers with the extra painful points of her later profession, however Lemmons actually appears like a sensible choice to make the film.
The movie shall be in cinemas from 23 December and with the poster’s launch, we might count on a teaser earlier than too lengthy.