Naomi Ackie in ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody’ out this December. (Courtesy photo) The newest trailer for I Wanna Dance with Somebody is out today.
Following Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman comes another pop music biopic on Dec. 23. I Wanna Dance with Somebody is the story of Whitney Houston and stars Naomi Ackie as the diva herself.
The film is directed by Kasi Lemmons, written by Oscar nominee Anthony McCarten and produced by music executive Clive Davis.
From publicity: The film is a no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The Voice. From New Jersey choir girl to one of the best-selling and most awarded recording artists of all time, audiences are taken on an inspirational, poignant—and so emotional—journey through Houston’s trailblazing life and career, with show-stopping performances and a soundtrack of the icon’s most beloved hits as you’ve never heard them before.