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  • Lifetime Releases Premiere Date for the Whitney Houston Biopic

    Dec 6, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *After Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic disaster, all eyes are on Angela Bassett‘s biopic about Whitney Houston‘s life. Here’s hoping the acclaimed actress’ fate isn’t the same as Wendy Williams‘ biopic. Nevertheless, Lifetime released a premiere date for the upcoming music biopic. The film is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at 8pm ET/PT. Like how the Aaliyah biopic focused […]

  • Lifetime Releases More Pics, New Trailer for ‘Whitney’ Biopic (Watch)

    Dec 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *BuzzFeed has the exclusive world premiere of the trailer for “Whitney,” the anticipated Lifetime Original Movie about the late Whitney Houston. Angela Bassett makes her directorial debut with the film, featuring Yaya DaCosta (Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”) in the lead role with Arlen Escarpeta (“Final Destination 5″) alongside her as Bobby Brown. “Whitney” will stick mostly […]

  • Angela Bassett Addresses Whitney Houston Biopic Critics

    Oct 29, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *After months of criticism from Whitney Houston’s family, Angela Bassett is standing up for her upcoming biopic on the late singer. In an interview with HuffPost Live on Monday, Bassett disputed claims from Houston’s mother Cissy regarding those behind the film. In a statement, Cissy Houston expressed her feelings on the Lifetime network’s decision to […]

  • Angela Bassett on Whitney Biopic Backlash: ‘Controversy Can Be Good’

    Aug 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Angela Bassett, who came up short in her bid for an Emmy Monday night, was asked on the red carpet about the controversy surrounding the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, which she is directing for Lifetime. As previously reported, Whitney’s mother Cissy is not happy with the production, saying producers have moved forward despite objections from […]

  • Tyra Banks Reacts to Yaya DaCosta Playing Whitney Houston

    Aug 7, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments


    *Acting like a proud mother, Tyra Banks voiced how happy she was to see her former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant, Yaya DaCosta” play Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic on the late singer. Knowing how far DaCosta has come, Banks couldn’t be more impressed. “This is insane and huge for me and Yaya I’m […]

  • Actor Playing Bobby Brown Defends Whitney Houston Biopic

    Aug 6, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The actor who plays Bobby Brown in the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic for Lifetime is defending the project, saying he understand the family’s resistance to a TV movie, but believes the project honors her memory. “I really do feel like it does do her justice, and at the same time, I do understand their reservations,” […]