Naomi Ackie shines as Whitney Houston within the upcoming biopic “I Wanna Dance with Anyone.”
Houston followers can see Ackie, whose credit embody roles in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and “Physician Who,” starring because the late singer in a trailer for the movie, which was launched on Thursday.
“From New Jersey choir lady to one of many best-selling and most awarded recording artists of all time, audiences are taken on an inspirational, poignant—and so emotional—journey by way of Houston’s trailblazing life and profession,” the official synopsis for the movie teased.
“I Wanna Dance with Anyone” is written by Anthony McCarten, who additionally wrote the hit 2018 Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” It’s directed by Kasi Lemmons.
The movie is produced by Clive Davis, who’s performed within the film by Stanley Tucci.
Lots of Houston’s hit songs are featured within the movie, which covers not simply the profession highlights but additionally the laborious occasions the singer had.
“I Wanna Dance with Anyone” hits theaters December 21.
See the trailer under: