Naomi Ackie from Star Wars plays Whitney Houston in the first trailer for the new biography

Naomi Ackie from Star Wars plays Whitney Houston in the first trailer for the new biography ...

I Wanna Dance With Somebody, a biopic starring Naomi Ackie, from Star Wars, has released its first trailer.

The film follows the life of a legendary singer,who is widely recognized as one of the most successful musical artists of all time with six Grammy Award nominations throughout her career.

From being discovered by record executive Clive Davis while singing in a club to appearing in sold-out stadiums and participating in the 1991 Super Bowl, we can see a few glimpses of Houston's famous career.

The film appears to offer a glimpse into Houston's life off the stage, including her interactions with her mother Cissy Houston and husband Bobby Brown.

Stanley Tucci as Clive Davis, Ashton Sanders as Bobby Brown, Tamara Tunie as Cissy, Clarke Peters as Houston's father John, and Nafessa Williams as Houston's former assistant and creative director Robyn Crawford

Kasi Lemmons' I Wanna Dance With Somebody is directed by Anthony McCarten. Clive Davis, who signed Houston to Arista records, and Pat Houston, the late singer's sister-in-law serve as producers on the film.

"I Wanna Dance with Somebody" is the official synopsis for the film. Whitney Houston's lasting legacy is a powerful and triumphant celebration.

"With show-stopping performances and a soundtrack of the icons most popular songs, from a New Jersey choir girl to one of the best-selling and most awarded recording artists of all time," says the speaker.

On December 26, 2022, I Wanna Dance With Somebody will be released in cinemas across the United Kingdom.

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