WHITNEY – A VOICE BECAME LEGEND: NEW TRAILER FOR WHITNEY HOUSTON’S BIOPIC
Whitney – A Voice Became Legend is a powerful and triumphant celebration of the incomparable Whitney Houston. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, written by Oscar® nominee Anthony McCarten, produced by legendary music executive Clive Davis and starring BAFTA Award® winner Naomi Ackie, the film is a no-holds-barred portrayal of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The Voice . From New Jersey choir girl to one of the best-selling and award-winning artists of all time, audiences are taken on an inspiring, moving and emotional journey through Houston’s pioneering life and career, featuring spectacular performances and a soundtrack featuring the icon’s most loved hits as you’ve never heard them before. Don’t you want to dance?
In addition to Naomi Ackie are part of the cast: Stanley Tucci (producer Clive Davis ), Ashton Sanders (Bobby Brown), Nafessa Williams (Robyn Crawford), Clarke Peters (John Houston) and Tamara Tunie (Cissy Houston) .
Written by Anthony McCarten , the film received the Houston Summer Blessing and will be able to use the artist’s songs. Directed by Kasi Lemmons ( Talk to Me , Harriet ).
The film is produced by McCarten’s Muse of Fire Productions and Pat Houston ( Whitney ) on behalf of The Whitney Houston Estate . And also by music producer Clive Davis , by Larry Mestel on behalf of Primary Wave Music, and by Denis O’Sullivan ( Bohemian Rhapsody ) and Jeff Kalligheri ( Submergence ) for Compelling Pictures. Primary Wave Music is Whitney Houston’s summer partner.
Whitney will be released in US theaters on December 21, 2022 .