Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (2022)

Celebrate the untold story of an icon.

  • Genre: Music, History, Drama
  • Release Date: 2022-12-20
  • User Rating: 7.0/10 from 391 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 24min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Compelling Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Kasi Lemmons
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The joyous, emotional, heartbreaking celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston, the greatest female R&B pop vocalist of all time. Tracking her journey from obscurity to musical superstardom.

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  • Naomi Ackie

    as Whitney Houston
  • Ashton Sanders

    as Bobby Brown
  • Stanley Tucci

    as Clive Davis
  • Nafessa Williams

    as Robyn Crawford
  • Lance A. Williams

    as Gerry Griffith
  • Tamara Tunie

    as Cissy Houston
  • Clarke Peters

    as John Houston
  • Daniel Washington

    as Gary Houston
  • JaQuan Malik Jones

    as Michael Houston
  • Kris Sidberry

    as Pat Houston
  • Tanner Beard

    as Günther
  • Bailee Lopes

    as Bobbi-Kristina (8-10 Yrs old)
  • Jennifer Ellis

    as Lisa Hintelmann
  • Andrea Eversley

    as Barbara
  • Bria Danielle Singleton

    as Bobbi Kristina
  • Adrian M. Mompoint

    as Marvin
  • Coffey

    as James
  • Stew Replogle

    as Detective
  • Chanel Rose Connor

    as Detective
  • Sean Amos

    as Minister
  • Jon F. Merz

    as Captain / Pilot
  • Jaison Hunter

    as Jermaine Jackson
  • Whitney Houston

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Oprah Winfrey

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Merv Griffin

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Zyla Harris-Petter

    as 'I'm Every Woman' Dancer (as Zyla Nia Harris-Peter)
  • Kevin Daigneault

    as Stage Manager (uncredited)
Production Pat Houston Producer
Production Clive Davis Producer
Production Larry Mestel Producer
Production Denis O'Sullivan Producer
Production Anthony McCarten Producer
Directing Kasi Lemmons Director
Writing Anthony McCarten Writer
Sound Maureen Crowe Music Supervisor
Sound John Warhurst Supervising Music Editor
Camera Barry Ackroyd Director of Photography
Editing Daysha Broadway Editor
Production Kim Taylor-Coleman Casting Director
Art Gerald Sullivan Production Design
Art David Offner Art Direction
Art Tricia Peck Set Decoration
Art Patricia Sullivan Assistant Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Charlese Antoinette Jones Costume Designer
Directing Alyssa Boffoli Second Assistant Director
Directing Van Hayden First Assistant Director
Directing Tony Scelsi Additional Second Assistant Director
Directing Ty Taylor Second Second Assistant Director
Directing Stephen Turro Additional Second Assistant Director
Directing Benjamin Zalusky Additional Second Assistant Director
Crew William Cunha Special Effects Technician
Crew Juliana Lima Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Tim Lutz Special Effects Technician
Visual Effects John Ruggieri Special Effects Supervisor
Camera Emily Aragones Still Photographer
Camera Nolan Ball First Assistant "A" Camera
Camera Woody Bell Key Grip
Camera Thomas Bellotti Second Assistant "A" Camera
Camera Robert Bullard First Assistant "B" Camera
Lighting Kelly Clear Chief Lighting Technician
Camera Jeff Dickerson Additional Camera
Camera Tulio Duenas First Assistant "C" Camera
Lighting Michael Dynice Electrician
Camera Anthony Earabino Dolly Grip
Camera Tommy Fitzgerald "A" Camera Operator
Camera Kody Fraser Grip
Lighting Michael Geoghegan Rigging Grip
Camera Jeff Griffith Best Boy Grip
Lighting David Hallas Lighting Technician
Crew Mattie Hamer Loader
Lighting Kellon Haynes Lighting Technician
Lighting Ben Heald Gaffer
Lighting Patrick Hines Best Boy Electric
Crew Guy Holt Generator Operator
Lighting Nick Jablonski Electrician
Camera Joe Macaluso Key Grip
Camera Chris Malenfant Second Assistant "C" Camera
Lighting Brandon J. Meadows Rigging Gaffer
Camera Michael Moran Grip
Camera Chuck Moya Second Assistant "B" Camera
Crew Alexander Jay Nelson Generator Operator
Camera Todd England Nicodemus Dolly Grip
Lighting Jason Platt Lighting Technician
Lighting Harry Pray IV Lighting Technician
Camera Teddy Pryor Grip
Lighting Derek Raimo Electrician
Lighting Jack Rohner Lighting Technician
Camera Joel San Juan "B" Camera Operator
Crew Joel San Juan Steadycam
Camera Christian Schmidt Additional Grip
Lighting Mitch Severt Lighting Technician
Crew Audrey L. Stevens Loader
Lighting Zachariah Suto Lighting Technician
Camera Bill Trautvetter "C" Camera Operator
Lighting Justin Wakefield Lighting Technician
Camera Gavin Wynn Camera Loader
Costume & Make-Up Gary Archer Prosthetics
Camera Markus Mentzer Additional Photography
Sound Foley Farmers Foley Artist
Lighting Christopher Ferguson Lighting Programmer
Visual Effects John Allegretti Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Adenike Wright Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Keesh Winkler-Smith Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Rebecca Serra Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Trish Seeney Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Shelby Michael Patton Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Christopher Osorio Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Geri B. Oppenheim Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Anne Morgan Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Brenda McNally Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Dominic Mombrun Prosthetics
Costume & Make-Up Craig Lindberg Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Mandrill Hardge Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Monique Peoples Graham Hairstylist
Sound Peter Burgis Foley Artist
Sound Louise Burton Dialogue Editor
Sound Sandra Cuevas Alcocer Foley Editor
Sound David Giammarco Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Maxwell MacRae Foley Editor
Sound Andy Nelson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound John Sheridan Sound Mixer
Sound Ian Tapp Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Franziska Treutler Foley Artist
Production Brett Duffy Casting Assistant