Angela Bassett, 55, Making Directorial Debut Whitney Houston

Angela Bassett set to direct a television movie about Whitney Houston. She s mostly known for acting in How Stella Got Her Groove Back and she is about to make her directional debut and it is a made for TV about the late star. Basset played the part of Tina Turner in 1993 in ‘Whats’ Love Got To Do With It’ has been doing some research about the pop star’ life and her marriage to Booby Brown for this upcoming project. Scheduling is set for 2015.

“Whitney Houston” will center on the couple’s marriage, a period in which Houston became addicted to cocaine.

Bassett explained,

“I have such regard for both Whitney’s and Bobby’s amazing talents and accomplishments, and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story. Their humanity and bond fascinates us all. I’m beyond excited to have this opportunity to go behind the camera and into their world.”

Written by Shem Bitterman.

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