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Whitney Houston’s life is portrayed in the biopic I want to dance with someone, which this January 26 premiered in movie theaters in Mexico. british actress Naomi Ackie gives life to the singer who died in February 2012 before the Grammy Awards ceremony.
Kasi Lemmons directs the cast from a script by Anthony McCarten, who was behind it on Bohemian Rhapsody. The production accounts for the success of the interpreter, but also some ups and downs. In addition, it includes the remastered versions of their songsso his original voice is kept in the project.
What is ‘I want to dance with someone’ about?
Before she was the star we know, Whitney Houston was a talented kid who sang at the choir in the church New Hope Baptist; In addition to the evangelical religion, a passage through his personal life is included through his relationships with Robyn Crawford (Nafessa Williams) and her turbulent marriage to Bobby Brown (Ashton Sanders).
The film shows her being discovered by producer and former Arista Records president Clive Davis (Stanley Tucci) at New York’s Sweetwater’s nightclub thanks to her protective mother Cissy Houston (Tamara Tunie) spotting him in the audience, for which invited her to sing ‘The Greatest Love of All’.
The multifaceted woman who stood out as one of the best voices of her generation had drug addictionsso this facet is also part of the plot, although respect is respected for its fateful ending, which shows the anxiety that he experienced in the last party before being found unconscious in her bedroom’s bathtub.
Some key moments in his career appear on the scene, such as his television appearance during The Merv Griffin Show (1983) or the American Music Awards (1993).
Las controversial they were also part of her story since her father John Houston (Clarke Peters) sued in 2002 for $100 million arguing that he was not paid his managerial fees.
Where to see the movie: The tape is available at movie theaters since last January 26.
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