I wanna Dance With Somebody Movie New Trailer cast and more 2022

I wanna Dance With Somebody Movie New Trailer cast and more Naomi Aki shines as Whitney Houston in the first trailer for the highly anticipated biopic, about the late singer’s ups and downs. Here’s everything you need to know about ‘I Want to Dance With Somebody’.

There was no one like Whitney Houston and now fans will get a fresh look at her life with the movie I Wanna Dance With Somebody. The high-energy film will take Whitney to the pinnacle of her fame, from the early days of the diva as a simple nightclub singer to a full-blown superstar.

I wanna Dance With Somebody Movie New Trailer

The film’s latest trailer came out on November 9, 2022, giving viewers their first glimpse of Naomi Icky as Whitney. Ashton Sanders plays Bobby Brown, Whitney’s husband, and Tamara Tunney, Sissy Houston, is Whitney’s mother. The project prominently stars Stanley Tucci as record producer Clive Davis, who also serves as the film’s producer.

Everything we know so far about I Want to Dance With Somebody, including cast, filming details, and release date

I wanna Dance With Somebody Movie cast and crew

  • Naomi Ackie as Whitney Houston
  • Ali Asghar Shah as Ali, Whitney Houston’s friend[1]
  • Stanley Tucci as Clive Davis, Whitney’s record producer
  • Ashton Sanders as Bobby Brown, Whitney’s husband
  • Tamara Tunie as Cissy Houston, Whitney’s mother
  • Nafessa Williams as Robyn Crawford, Whitney’s friend, and assistant
  • Clarke Peters as John Houston, Whitney’s father

Naomi Ackie plays the lone Whitney Houston in I Want to Dance With Somebody. Before landing the part of the diva, she made an impression with a BAFTA-winning role in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Netflix’s The End of the F***ing World. I Wanna Dance With Somebody original director Stella Meaghi said at the casting, “We spent the better part of the last year looking for an actress who could cast Whitney Houston. Naomi Ackie impressed us at every step of the process

Ashton Sanders plays Bobby Brown, Whitney’s husband. Bobby and Whitney married in 1992 and had a rollercoaster of a relationship. They divorced in 2007, and five years later the singer passed away.

Tamara Tunney plays Sissy Houston, Whitney’s mother. Cissy was a gospel and soul singer who pushed her daughter into the limelight. Stanley Tucci is the record producer of Clive Davis. Clive discovered Whitney after hearing her at a nightclub in the ’80s. He also acted as a producer in the film.

Director Kasi Lemons was in charge of the musical biopic. The filmmaker has a knack for powerful stories, prior to 2019’s Harriet about abolitionist Harriet Tubman. The script was in good hands with Anthony McCartan. He proved an ace in biopics, working on “Bohemian Rhapsody” and The Theory of Everything, which earned him an Oscar nomination.

I wanna Dance With Somebody Movie Whitney Houston
I wanna Dance With Somebody Movie
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she released her song “I Wanna Dance With Somebody in 1987 at just 19 years old. From there she went on to win Grammys, star in hit films, and go on tour around the world, before her tragic death in 2012.

provides a sunny look at Whitney’s rise to fame, showing her debut as Clive Davis’ mentor and her staggering success. The trailer promised moments from the iconic music video, her 1992 wedding to Bobby Brown, and her 1991 Super Bowl performance.

The preview is packed with bites from the singer’s biggest hits, but some of the darker parts of Whitney’s life seem to have been left out, like her tumultuous relationship with Bobby and her struggle with drugs.

This is possible because unlike other unofficial Whitney biopics, such as Lifetime’s 2014 TV film Whitney directed by Angela Bassett, I Want to Dance with Somebody is endorsed by I Want to Dance with Someone and has the right to use her music catalog. has given.

I wanna Dance With Somebody Movie release date more

I Want to Dance With Somebody will hit theaters on December 21, 2022, exclusively through Sony Pictures. The release date was initially confirmed in February 2022. The film’s year-end release primed it for the award show circuit, as well as gave it a stellar run at the holiday box office.

I wanna Dance With Somebody MovieFilming Details

I Want to Dance With Somebody began principal photography on August 9, 2021, in Newark, New Jersey, and Boston, Massachusetts. Scenes were filmed in Arlington, Massachusetts, as well as at Worcester Regional Airport, the Wang Theater, Cutler Majestic Theater, and Gillette Stadium, in October and November 2021, according to sources.


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