Casting Call: Whitney Houston

Published May 30, 2014

In which we suggest who should star in the next big adaptation, remake, or historical film.

The world has been threatening to make a Whitney Houston biopic since the singer’s premature death in 2012. Last week, an official announcement was made: Angela Bassett will direct a film focusing on Houston’s rocky relationship with her husband Bobby Brown to air on Lifetime. While Bassett starred in a Lifetime film just last year, this will be her first time collaborating with the cable channel as a director. Click through the slideshow above to see our casting suggestions for Whitney, Bobby, and their famous friends. 

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