Ashton Sanders has joined the forged of I Wanna Dance With Anyone, the Whitney Houston biopic in regards to the late musical famous person (by way of Deadline), and can be enjoying Bobby Brown. It has additionally been introduced that Black Label Media has come on board to co-finance the movie with Compelling Footage and Major Wave Music.
Kasi Lemmons is directing the movie and it was already previously announced that Naomi Ackie will be playing Whitney Houston. The screenplay comes courtesy of Academy Award nominee Anthony McCarten, and it’s stated that the movie “will take audiences on an emotional, energetic journey by Houston’s profession and music.”
I Wanna Dance With Anyone ought to make for an fascinating movie if it’s dealt with accurately as a result of Houston’s life was filled with many triumphs however, tragically, many missteps. Houston is essentially the most awarded feminine artist of all time and is likely one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, promoting greater than 200 million data globally. Houston additionally crafted a reasonably profitable profession as an actress, showing in such hits as The Bodyguard, Ready To Exhale, and The Preacher’s Spouse. Regardless of all of her success, Houston’s private life was ravaged by a drug habit that finally led to her demise in 2012 on the age of 48.
As for Ashton Sanders, he’s greatest recognized for his breakout position in Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight. He has additionally appeared in Judas and the Black Messiah and can also be set to reprise his position as RZA in season two of Wu-Tang: An American Saga.
What are YOUR ideas on this casting? I Wanna Dance With Anyone is predicted to hit screens on December 23, 2022.