Lifetime network has announced they are working on a biopic film of the late and great Whitney Houston’s life with her former Waiting to Exhale co-star, Angela Bassett tapped as the project’s director.
Set to chronicle the ups and downs of Whitney’s life and her tumultuous relationship with Bobby Brown, the film will test Bassettâ€™s behind-the-scene skills as it will serve as her directorial debut.
â€śI have such regard for both Whitney and Bobbyâ€™s amazing talents and accomplishments, and I feel a responsibility of telling this story,â€ť Deadline reports the actress saying. “Their humanity and bond fascinate us all.”
With a tentative title of Whitney Houston, thereâ€™s no word on who will be cast in the film thatâ€™s slated to premiere in 2015, but we do know that Bassett is beyond excited about the project as she sent out the below tweet.