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Whitney Houston's Mother Pleads Lifetime Not to Proceed With Biopic

July 24, 2014 09:07:00

Lifetime's "I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story" faces opposition from the late singer's other family member. 's mother Cissy is pleading the cable network to cancel the biopic that will focus on Houston's tumultuous relationship with former husband .

"Lifetime has chosen to go ahead with the movie about Whitney in spite of my family's objections," Cissy told Entertainment Tonight. "In the two years since Whitney's death, many people have stepped forward to speak about their close relationship with her."

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Whitney Houston Lifetime Biopic Will Feature Her Music, but Not Her Voice

July 16, 2014 02:07:18

Lifetime's biopic will feature some music from her catalog, but there's a twist. Her voice will not be heard in the TV movie as her songs will be sung by someone else. E! News reports that R&B singer will perform the late diva's hits in the biopic.

A representative for the network says that "music rights and clearances are still being worked out," but Cox will be providing the "vocal tracks." Meanwhile, former "" contestant has been cast in the lead role.

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First Look at Arlen Escarpeta as Bobby Brown in Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic Revealed

July 15, 2014 03:07:47

Lifetime's upcoming biopic about has found its in Arlen Escarpeta. The casting was announced on Monday, July 14 when the network released a photo of the "" actor posing with leading lady .

In the picture, the two stars recreate a classic photo of Houston and Brown. Escarpeta, donning a black top and blue jeans, hugs Dacosta from behind. The actress sports white tank top and smiles widely at the camera.

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First Look at Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston in Lifetime's Biopic

July 11, 2014 11:07:52

How will look like as in Lifetime's biopic has been unveiled in a picture which makes its way out via Entertainment Weekly. The photo features the 31-year-old actress striking the same pose the late diva made on the cover of her 1987 album "".

DaCosta, who is a former "" contestant, sports a white tank top and big curly hair to resemble Houston's style in the album cover. "I just looked at the picture and did the pose!" she says of the first-look picture from the TV movie.

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Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic Casts Its Bobby Brown

June 20, 2014 04:06:35

Lifetime's "" is slowly filling in the vacant spots. After casting in the lead role, the TV movie has tapped two other actors. According to Deadline, Arlen Escarpeta ("", "") is cast as and Yolonda Ross ("", "") is set to portray Robyn, Whitney's lifelong friend and confidant.

The biopic "chronicles the headline-making relationship between the iconic singer, actress, producer and model, and singer, songwriter Bobby Brown - from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Throughout it all, difficulties followed the superstar couple while they dealt with the overwhelming rewards and consequences of the fame and fortune created by Whitney's meteoric rise that would soon overshadow them both."

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Yaya DaCosta Lands Lead Role in Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

June 08, 2014 04:06:22

is set to play in an upcoming TV movie for Lifetime, TVLine confirms. Oscar-nominated actress ("") will serve as a director, while Shem Bitterman is tapped as a screenwriter for the biopic which is due in 2015.

The film "chronicles the headline-making relationship between the iconic singer, actress, producer and model, and singer, songwriter Bobby Brown - from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Throughout it all, difficulties followed the superstar couple while they dealt with the overwhelming rewards and consequences of the fame and fortune created by Whitney's meteoric rise that would soon overshadow them both."

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Angela Bassett to Direct Whitney Houston Biopic for Lifetime

May 23, 2014 09:05:53

is the latest public figure to be highlighted in a new Lifetime movie. The cable channel has announced a biopic under the working title "Whitney Houston" about the late pop diva with on board as director. The Oscar-nominated actress reportedly will not star in it.

According to a press release, the biopic "chronicles the headline-making relationship between the iconic singer, actress, producer and model, and singer, songwriter - from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Throughout it all, difficulties followed the superstar couple while they dealt with the overwhelming rewards and consequences of the fame and fortune created by Whitney's meteoric rise that would soon overshadow them both."

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