I Wanna Dance with Somebody

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I Wanna Dance with Somebody is an upcoming feature about the late musical icon, Whitney Houston. Naomi Ackie stars as Whitney Houston in the musical biopic, which is based on the epic life and music of the iconic singer. Directed by Kasi Lemmons and... read more

I Wanna Dance with Somebody is an upcoming feature about the late musical icon, Whitney Houston. Naomi Ackie stars as Whitney Houston in the musical biopic, which is based on the epic life and music of the iconic singer. Directed by Kasi Lemmons and written by Academy Award® Nominee Anthony McCarten, the film will take audiences on an emotional, energetic journey through Houston’s career and music.

Original Release

12/21/2022

US Release

12/21/2022

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Cast

Stanley Tucci Clive Davis
Tamara Tunie Cissy Houston
Naomi Ackie Whitney Houston
Clarke Peters John Houston
Ashton Sanders Bobby Brown
Nafessa Williams Robyn Crawford
Alana Monteiro Girl
Heidi Garza Defiant woman
Greg Roman Arista Exec #2
Marilyn Swick Dinner Date Couple
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kasi Lemmons

Writers

Anthony McCarten

Cast

Stanley Tucci Clive Davis
Tamara Tunie Cissy Houston
Naomi Ackie Whitney Houston
Clarke Peters John Houston
Ashton Sanders Bobby Brown
Nafessa Williams Robyn Crawford
Alana Monteiro Girl
Heidi Garza Defiant woman
Greg Roman Arista Exec #2
Marilyn Swick Dinner Date Couple
Naheem Garcia New Hope Pastor
Tanner Beard Günther
Lance A. Williams Gerry Griffith
Tomm Voss Copenhagen Stage Manager
Bhanu Gopal Band Member / Super Bowl Fan / Audience Member
Daniel Washington Gary Houston
Bradley Nnadi Red Carpet Photographer #1
Alexa Renée Defiant Woman
Bria Danielle Singleton Bobbi Kristina
Kris Sidberry Pat Houston

Producers

Naomi Ackie Executive Producer
Tanner Beard Executive Producer
Janice Beard Executive Producer
Lexie Beard Executive Producer
Jane Bergére Executive Producer
Marina Cappi Executive Producer
Dennis Casali Executive Producer
Josh Crook Executive Producer
Matthew Gallagher Executive Producer
Erika Hampson Executive Producer
Joshua Kushner Executive Producer
Stella Meghie Executive Producer
Rachel Smith Executive Producer
Seth Spector Executive Producer
Anthony McCarten Producer
Clive Davis Producer
Ramses del Hierro Producer
Eric Falkenstein Producer
Suzanne B. Grant Producer
Patricia Houston Producer
Matt Jackson Producer
Jeff Kalligheri Producer
Ross Kestin Producer
Thad Luckinbill Producer
Trent Luckinbill Producer
Lawrence Mestel Producer
Denis O'Sullivan Producer
Christina Papagjika Producer
Ryan Ratelle Producer
Matthew Salloway Producer
Molly Smith Producer

Editors

Daysha Broadway

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