The Premiere, Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody is a powerful and triumphant celebration of the incomparable Whitney Houston. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, written by Academy Award® nominee Anthony McCarten, produced by legendary music executive Clive Davis and starring BAFTA Award® winner Naomi Ackie, the film 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?

Let’s take it to the Red Carpet… Everyone showed Outttttttt for this premiere!

Directed by:

Kasi Lemmons

Written by:

Anthony McCarten

Produced by:

Denis O’Sullivan
Jeff Kalligheri
Anthony McCarten
Pat Houston
Clive Davis
Larry Mestel
Molly Smith
Thad Luckinbill
Trent Luckinbill
Matt Jackson
Christina Papagjika
Matthew Salloway

Executive Producers:

Naomi Ackie
Kasi Lemmons
William Earon
Marina Cappi
Erika Hampson
Josh Crook
Rachel Smith
Seth Spector
Dennis Casali
Janice Beard
Tanner Beard
Lexie Beard
Matthew Gallagher
Jane Bergere
Stella Meghie
Mackenzie O’Connell


Naomi Ackie
Stanley Tucci
Ashton Sanders
Tamara Tunie
Nafessa Williams
and Clarke Peters

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