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  • Yaya DaCosta Becomes Whitney Houston in Behind-the-Scenes Biopic Clip (Watch)

    Jul 24, 14 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *Whether Cissy Houston likes it or not, the biopic on her daughter Whitney is moving forward. Behind-the-scenes footage from Entertainment Tonight shows Yaya DaCosta in character as the late singer introducing Bobby Brown [played by actor Arlen Escarpeta]. Vocally, DaCosta will be lipsynching to Deborah Cox rather than Whitney. The “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here” […]

  • ‘Let Her Rest’ – Cissy Houston’s Response to Lifetime’s Biopic on Daughter Whitney

    Jul 23, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *Over the last several weeks we’ve been hearing that Whitney Houston‘s family is not pleased with Lifetime‘s biopic it’s shooting about the deceased star. Most of the noise against the film was coming from directly from Whitney’s daughter Bobbi Kristina. However, on Tuesday, Whitney’s mother, Cissy Houston, told Entertainment Tonight exclusively that the family is […]

  • Deborah Cox Covers Whitney’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ for Biopic (Listen)

    Jul 21, 14 by Deron Dalton 15 Comments


    *Recently, it was revealed Deborah Cox will re-record Whitney Houston‘s hit songs for the upcoming Lifetime biopic, “I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.” And reportedly she’s already recorded one of Houston’s classics —  her biggest hit and the title track for the film, “I Will Always Love You.” TMZ garnered audio of Cox […]

  • Ray J Weighs In on Whitney Houston Biopic

    Jul 19, 14 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *Although drama surrounding Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic has generated recent headlines, one person close to the late songstress hasn’t really given much attention. Talking to HipHollywood, Ray J confessed that although the hasn’t “really paid attention” to details surrounding the movie, he’s hopeful it showcases Houston “in the right light.” The entertainer and Houston’s friendship […]

  • Arlen Escarpeta Joins Whitney Houston Biopic as Bobby Brown

    Jul 15, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments


    *Angela Bassett’s Whitney Houston biopic has now found its Bobby Brown. On Monday, the New York Post revealed the first official image of the couple from the film with Yaya Dacosta as Whitney and Belize-born actor Arlen Escarpeta as the late singer’s ex-husband Bobby Brown. The Post’s photo, which is Escarpeta’s first official image from […]

  • Yaya DaCosta Re-creates Whitney Houston’s 1987 ‘Whitney’ Album Cover

    Jul 11, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *YaYa DaCosta is channeling Whitney Houston in the upcoming biopic,  “I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.” DaCosta re-created Whitney Houston’s 1987 album cover, “Whitney.” The multi-platinum album produced four number pop hits: “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me),” “Didn’t We Almost Have It All,” “So Emotional” and “Where Do Broken Hearts Go.” Let’s hope […]