‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’, a biographical drama about the life and times of the iconic singer.
“The End of the F***ing World” star Naomi Ackie has the daunting task of portraying the legendary vocal powerhouse in the film“The End of the F***ing World” star Naomi Acki
along with a cast that includes Ashton Sanders aas Bobby Brown and Stanley Tucci as Clive Davis.
Sony describes “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” as a “no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The Voice.”
The film recounts the story of a New Jersey choir girl who became one of the best-selling and most awarded recording artists of all time.
“My dream? Sing what I want to sing, be how I want to be,” Ackie’s Houston says in the trailer. “Reach as big an audience as I can.”
which was released by Davis and Arista Records, and she ushered out two No. 1 follow-ups with “Whitney” (1987) and “I’m Your Baby Tonight” (1990).
She made her acting debut alongside Kevin Costner in 1992’s romantic drama ‘The Bodyguard’, which became a commercial smash despite negative reviews.