The primary trailer for Whitney Houston biopic I Wanna Dance With Someone has simply been launched – test it out above.
The movie stars Naomi Ackie as Houston, alongside Stanley Tucci, Ashton Sanders, Clarke Peters and extra.
An official synopsis for the movie reads: “The movie is a no-holds-barred portrait of the complicated and multifaceted lady behind The Voice.
“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 via Houston’s trailblazing life and profession, with show-stopping performances and a soundtrack of the icon’s most beloved hits as you’ve by no means heard them earlier than. Don’t you wanna dance?”
Naomi Ackie just lately recalled her audition to play Whitney Houston whereas she was filming The Rating, in an interview with NME.
“I keep in mind being informed concerning the audition, across the time we have been capturing,” she started.
“I keep in mind being in a trailer with Will [Poulter] and saying ‘That’s insane! There is no such thing as a method that’s going to occur. I’m not even positive if I ought to attempt.’ After which lo and behold it occurred.”
Ackie continued: “I had fairly intense stage fright singing in entrance of individuals. It all the time made me nervous to do it after I’m not on a stage the place I can’t see anybody.
“So having to sing so much in entrance of the blokes half-prepared me for the stuff that I’ve to do in I Wanna Dance With Someone. It was step in direction of that.”
The biopic was directed by Kasi Lemmons (Harriet) and written by Bohemian Rhapsody‘s Antony McCarten.
I Wanna Dance With Somebody will probably be launched in cinemas on December 26.