Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Summary 

 "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody" is a 2022 biographical musical drama film directed by Kasi Lemmons and written by Anthony McCarten, based on the life and career of American singer and actress Whitney Houston. The movie stars Naomi Ackie as Whitney Houston, with Stanley Tucci, Ashton Sanders, Tamara Tunie, Nafessa Williams, and Clarke Peters in supporting roles [[1][2]]. The film traces Houston's journey from obscurity to musical superstardom, showcasing her exceptional voice and captivating persona. It also touches upon her struggles with addiction, tumultuous personal life, and tragic death at the age of 48 [[2]]. Despite some criticism for being inarticulate and slapdash, the film provides a joyous and emotional celebration of Houston's life and music, cementing her status as one of the greatest female R&B pop vocalists of all time [[3]]. Overall, "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody" offers a moving tribute to an iconic performer and human being.

Story 

 "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody" is a biographical musical drama film that tells the story of the life and career of American singer and actress Whitney Houston. The movie, directed by Kasi Lemmons and written by Anthony McCarten, follows Houston's rise to fame, her struggles with addiction, her personal relationships, and ultimately, her tragic death at the age of 48. The film stars Naomi Ackie as Whitney Houston, with supporting performances from Stanley Tucci, Ashton Sanders, Tamara Tunie, Nafessa Williams, and Clarke Peters. The story begins with a young Whitney Houston singing in her church choir, where she was discovered by her mother Cissy Houston, a gospel legend. Her mother then becomes her manager, and together they begin to navigate the music industry. As Houston's career begins to take off, we see her perform some of her biggest hits, including "I Will Always Love You" and "I Wanna Dance with Somebody." The film highlights Houston's exceptional voice and captivating persona, showcasing her as one of the greatest female R&B pop vocalists of all time. However, as Houston's fame grows, so do her personal struggles. She begins to experiment with drugs and alcohol, leading to a tumultuous personal life and damaged relationships with those closest to her. The film doesn't shy away from these darker moments in Houston's life, including her tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown. Despite these struggles, Houston remains a beloved figure in the music industry. We see her perform at various concerts and awards shows, wowing audiences with her voice and stage presence. However, the film also portrays the toll that her addiction takes on her, both physically and mentally. As the film progresses, Houston's health deteriorates, and she is ultimately found dead in a hotel room at the age of 48. The film ends with a touching tribute to Houston, highlighting her impact on the music industry and the love that fans continue to have for her. Overall, "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody" is a moving tribute to an iconic performer and human being. The film provides a comprehensive look at Houston's life, both the highs and lows, and showcases her exceptional talent as a singer and performer. While it doesn't shy away from the darker moments in Houston's life, the film ultimately celebrates her legacy and impact on the music industry.
Actor : Naomi AckieStanley TucciAshton Sanders Director : Kasi Lemmons Release : 2022 Country : United States of America Views: 2354 Tagline: The epic conclusion of the Jurassic era. Rate: PG-13 Language: English, Fran├žais, Malti Budget: $ 123.456.789,00 Revenue: $ 123.456.789,00
2h 24m