Published: April 23, 2020 8:55:20 am
A function movie about Whitney Houston’s life is in the works from the screenwriter of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The biopic is being shepherded by the Whitney Houston Estate, music producer Clive Davis and Primary Wave Music, the companions stated Wednesday.
“I Wanna Dance with Somebody” will comply with Houston from obscurity to pop stardom and guarantees to be “frank about the price that super-stardom exacted,” based on the announcement.
“From all my personal and professional experience with Whitney from her late teenage years to her tragic premature death, I know the full Whitney Houston story has not yet been told,” Davis stated in an announcement. He stated McCarten’s script will lastly reveal the “whole Whitney whose vocal genius deeply affected the world while she fiercely battled the demons that were to be her undoing.”
Houston bought over 200 million information worldwide throughout her 25-year profession and gained six Grammys, 16 Billboard Music Awards and two Emmys earlier than her dying in 2012.
McCarten, who has gotten Oscar nominations for his scripts for The Theory of Everything, The Darkest Hour and The Two Popes, stated in an announcement that he’s grateful to be working intently with the individuals who knew Houston greatest.
The announcement additionally stated that Stella Meghie is in “advanced talks” to direct. Meghie most lately directed The Photograph with Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield.
The venture doesn’t have a studio or distribution but.
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