"I Wanna Dance with Somebody" is an American biographical musical drama film directed by Kasi Lemmons.
The starring cast includes Naomi Ackie as Whitney Houston, Stanley Tucci as Clive Davis, Ashton Sanders as Bobby Brown, Tamara Tunie as Cissy Houston, Nafessa Williams as Robyn Crawford, Clarke Peters as John Houston, Alana Monteiro as Girl, Heidi Garza as Defiant woman, Greg Roman as Arista Exec #2, Marilyn Swick as Dinner Date Couple and others.

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Is there a trailer for I Wanna Dance with Somebody movie?

Sony Pictures Entertainment on Thursday, September 15, 2022 released the trailer for "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" you can watch here:

Plot summary

What is I Wanna Dance with Somebody movie plot?

Here is a short review of "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" movie plot summary.

A look at the life and career of cultural icon Whitney Houston (Naomi Ackie).


Who plays who in the I Wanna Dance with Somebody movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Naomi Ackie  as Whitney Houston
Stanley Tucci  as Clive Davis Whitney's record producer
Ashton Sanders  as Bobby Brown Whitney's husband
Tamara Tunie  as Cissy Houston
Nafessa Williams  as Robyn Crawford Whitney's friend and assistant
Clarke Peters  as John Houston Whitney's father
Alana Monteiro  as Girl
Heidi Garza  as Defiant woman
Greg Roman  as Arista Exec #2
Marilyn Swick  as Dinner Date Couple
Naheem Garcia  as New Hope Pastor
Tanner Beard  as Günther
Lance A. Williams  as Gerry Griffith
Tomm Voss  as Copenhagen Stage Manager
Bhanu Gopal  as Band Member / Super Bowl Fan / Audience Member
Daniel Washington  as Gary Houston
Bradley Nnadi  as Red Carpet Photographer #1
Alexa Renée  as Defiant Woman
Bria Danielle Singleton  as Bobbi Kristina
Kris Sidberry  as Pat Houston
Richard Conti  as Arista Exec #1
Luke Crory  as Superfan
Zeiana Andrade  as Young Woman #1
Donna Ognibene  as Flight Attendant
Jennifer Ellis  as Lisa Hintelmann
Mary Ann Schaub  as VIP Studio Guest / Socialite
Rob Lévesque  as Arista Executive
Kevin Daigneault  as Stage Manager
Paul Taft  as Video Director
Zachariah Supka  as NY Giants Football Player
Dustin Teuber
Dave Heard  as Rickey Minor
Christina Largent  as Audience member
Stevie Costa  as Dinner Scene
Jaison Hunter  as Jermaine Jackson
Jennifer Joan Fay  as AMA Guest
Brett Kline  as Paparazzi
Peter Brownlee  as VIP Party Guest
JaQuan Malik Jones  as Michael Houston
Peter Olejnik  as Cameraman
Evonne Archer  as Concert Keyboardist
Cedrick Ekra  as Male Backup Singer #2
Bobby Ray Thompson III  as Basketball Player
Coffey  as James
Nick Silva  as I'm Your Baby Dancer #1
Markie Marchant  as Gala Women
Khai Tyler  as Young Woman #3
Ashley Antonio  as Young Fan
Faye Mbo  as Sweetwater VIP Member
Sylvia Barjolo  as Girl #2
Ronald Boone  as Body Guard
Jon F. Merz  as Captain / Pilot
Stew Replogle  as Detective
Adrian M. Mompoint  as Marvin
Anthony Pelton  as Police officer
Shirvorne Bruder  as Performer
Richard Spink  as Super Bowl Fan
Michael John Gross  as Bruce Springsteen
Marcela Jaramillo  as HS counselor
Chanel Rose Connor  as Detective
Lynn Leger  as Anita Baker
Courtney Caruso  as Super Bowl Fan
Sue Farina  as Grieving Guest
Laura Hubbard  as Defiant Woman
Ashawn Dabney-Small  as Birthday Guest
Shikena Stanton  as Female backup Singer 3
Bailee Lopes  as Bobbi-Kristina (8-10 Yrs old)
Sean Amos  as Minister
Sarah Snyder  as Marching Band Member / Concert Goer
Arida Rivera  as VIP Party Guest
Bre Palmer  as Defiant Woman
Andrea Eversley  as Barbara
Michael Entin  as Super Bowl reporter
Tom Bletsis  as Arista VIP
Chris McKenna  as Police Officer
James Gaiero  as Desert Storm Soldier
Lovely Hoffman  as Female Backup Singer #1
Justin Davis  as Male Backup Singer #1

Release date

When is I Wanna Dance with Somebody movie release date?

"I Wanna Dance with Somebody" movie release date was scheduled to be on December 21, 2022 distributing by Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI), Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Releasing Canada and Universal Pictures International (UPI).

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