Whitney Houston Biopic To Premier On Lifetime, Angela Bassett To Direct

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Too soon? Either way it will be pretty interesting. Their is movie in the works based on the late Whitney Houston to be directed by Angela Bassett. The film is set to premiere in 2015.

Lifetime had this to say in a press release about the film. “Whitney Houston chronicles the headline-making relationship between the iconic singer, actress, producer and model, and singer, songwriter Bobby Brown — from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Throughout it all, difficulties followed the superstar couple while they dealt with the overwhelming rewards and consequences of the fame and fortune created by Whitney’s meteoric rise that would soon overshadow them both.”

Angela Bassette had this to say. “I have such regard for both Whitney’s and Bobby’s amazing talents and accomplishments; and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story. Their humanity and bond fascinates us all. I’m beyond excited to have this opportunity to go behind the camera and into their world.”

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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