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  • Whitney Movie: You Won’t Hear ‘Her Voice’… ‘This Singer’ Steps In

    Jul 16, 14 by Brainuser1 2 Comments


    *With the Angela Bassett-directed Lifetime biopic about Whitney Houston coming up, we are getting daily updates on casting, etc. Now in the latest news about the project we learn that we will hear the music of Whitney Houston, but neither her nor the star of the movie, former America’s Next Top Model hopeful, Yaya DaCosta, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Yaya DaCosta is Choice to Play Whitney Houston in Lifetime TV Movie

    Jun 8, 14 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *There’s been movement on the Lifetime TV/Whitney Houston project. According to TVLine the title role will go to Yaya DaCosta (pictured). The made for TV film will chronicle Houston’s volatile relationship with singer-songwriter Bobby Brown from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Bassett, […]

  • Oprah Photo’d on the Set of ‘The Butler’ in New Orleans

    Aug 12, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *Oprah Winfrey is getting back to the basics as an actress. She’s set to star in a docudrama about the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served several presidents. The former queen of talk television plays the role of Mrs. Allen. The story begins in New Orleans and graduates to Capitol Hill. […]

  • True Blood’s Nelsan Ellis to Play MLK in ‘The Butler’

    Jul 30, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Actor Nelsan Ellis will go from a possessed gay Louisiana cook in HBO’s “True Blood” to the prince of peace on the big screen. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Director Lee Daniels has tapped the star to play Martin Luther King Jr. in “The Butler,” reports Deadline.com. Mariah Carey and Yaya DaCosta (“America’s Next Top […]