Monday, October 26

The Photograph

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‘The Photograph’ director Stella Meghie to direct Whitney Houston Biopic ‘Wanna Dance With Somebody’

By Corey Atad. 2 minutes ago Canadian director Stella Meghie is tackling an iconic subject for her next project. On Tuesday, ET confirmed that Meghie will direct Whitney Houston's upcoming biopic "Wanna Dance With Somebody." The film landed on Sony Pictures after an intense bidding war between the studios, and the production will be overseen by representatives of the Whitney Houston estate, including Nicole Brown, Shary Shirazi and Brittney Morrisey. In an interview with ET Canada earlier this year, Meghie spoke about her involvement in the biopic. "I grew up loving her, so it really is a privilege to be a part of extending her legacy," said the director, adding: "We all want to celebrate it." Speaking of her favorite Houston songs, Meghie referenced the 1985...
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‘The Photograph’ director Stella Meghie will direct Whitney Houston’s biographical biography ‘I want to dance with someone’

By Corey Atad. 13 minutes ago Canadian director Stella Meghie is tackling an iconic subject for her next project. Meghie has confirmed to ET Canada that she will direct Whitney Houston's upcoming biopic "I Wanna Dance With Somebody." The filmmaker spoke about her involvement in the film in an interview with us earlier this year. "I grew up loving her, so it really is a privilege to be a part of extending her legacy," said the director, adding: "We all want to celebrate it." Speaking of her favorite Houston songs, Meghie referenced the 1985 singer's song "You Give Good Love." "Probably one of my favorites, one of my earliest memories of Whitney," he said. "And I put that song on 'The Photograph' too." While it was early to talk about casting for the iconic ro...