Late singer Whitney Houston’s biopic focussing on her relationship with her husband and singer Bobby Brown will be
premiered in 2015, reports India Today.
Angela Bassett will make her directorial debut with the film titled Whitney Houston, which will follow the late star’s rocky relationship with
Brown, reports eonline.comHouston, one of the world’s best-selling and highly-awarded music artists, separated from the 45-year-old in 2006, and their divorce was finalised in 2007.
The Oscar-nominee is thrilled to direct the movie and feels responsible for telling Houston’s story, following the singer’s death in February 2013, when she was aged 48.
‘I have such regard for both Whitney’s and Bobby’s amazing talents and accomplishments, and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story. Their humanity and bond fascinates us all. I’m beyond excited to have this opportunity to go behind the camera and into their world,’ said Bassett.
Houston was found dead in a hotel in Beverly Hills. The cause of death was not immediately known. It was later ruled by the coroner to have been an accidental drowning. Beverly Hills paramedics arrived at approximately 3:30 pm and found the singer unresponsive and performed CPR. Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. PST. Local police said there were no obvious signs of criminal intent. On March 22, 2012, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office reported the cause of Houston’s death was drowning and the effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use’. The office stated the amount of cocaine found in Houston’s body indicated that she used the substance shortly before her death.
-With New Age input