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‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’: see Naomi Ackie as Whitney Houston in the biopic’s trailer

The life of the late great Whitney Houston is heading to the big screen this December and you can feast your eyes on the new trailer.

‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ is a celebration of the life of Whitney, who tragically passed away in 2012.

The film is directed by Kasi Lemmons and written by Anthony McCarten. It stars Naomi Ackie, Stanley Tucci, Ashton Sanders, Tamara Tunie, Nafessa Williams
and Clarke Peters.

‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ 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.

Don’t you wanna dance?

Watch the trailer at the top of this article and see the key art for the film below:

I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Credit: Sony Pictures UK

‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ is released in cinemas on 26th December 2022.

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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