‘The Bodyguard’ returning to theaters 30 years after debut

'The Bodyguard' returning to theaters 30 years after debut

2022-09-23 02:10:07

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“The Bodyguard,” starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, is returning to theaters for its 30-year anniversary.

The film, which initially debuted in November 1992, will solely be in theaters for 2 days in November. Following the two-day fan occasion, there shall be a musical compilation celebrating the lifetime of the late Houston. 

Costner, 67, took to Instagram Thursday to share the information. 

“In November, 30 years after its first premiere, ‘The Bodyguard’ shall be returning to theaters. I couldn’t be extra excited that all of us get to re-experience this movie and the magic that occurred when Whitney stepped in entrance of the digicam,” he wrote alongside a picture of him and Houston within the movie.

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“I hope you’ll be part of us in celebrating this film and her legacy,” Costner added.

The “I Will All the time Love You” singer died in 2012 on the age of 48 after she drowned in a bath on the Beverly Hilton resort. Coronary heart illness and cocaine have been contributing components in her loss of life. The icon’s loss of life got here a day earlier than she was set to carry out on the 2012 Grammy Awards.

Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner’s “The Bodyguard” is returning to theaters for 2 days in November.
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“The Bodyguard” was Houston’s movie debut. She starred as Rachel Marron, a celebrity on the rise. Costner, who took on the function of Frank Farmer, was the bodyguard employed to guard her.

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The movie additionally starred Michele Lamar Richards, Invoice Cobbs, Ralph Waite and Gary Kemp.

The information of the thirtieth anniversary occasion comes simply after the trailer for Houston’s biopic “I Wanna Dance With Anyone” was launched. Audiences bought their first have a look at Naomi Ackie portraying the late American singer.

Whitney Houston died by drowning in 1992. She was 48.

Whitney Houston died by drowning in 1992. She was 48.
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The biopic is directed by Kasi Lemmons and written by Anthony McCarten, the creator of the critically acclaimed movie “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Featured within the trailer alongside Ackie is Ashton Sanders, who performs Bobby Brown; Stanley Tucci as Davis; Clarke Peters as John Houston, Whitney’s father; and Tamara Tunie as Cissy Houston.

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With govt producers Clive Davis and Pat Houston, the movie follows a younger Whitney to the peak of her fame. Houston is taken into account one of many prime American singers of all time with over 200 million data bought worldwide. 

The trailer options totally different highlights from Houston’s profession, together with her 1991 efficiency of “The Star Spangled Banner” on the Tremendous Bowl. A number of seconds later, an interviewer is heard asking Houston why her music just isn’t “Black sufficient” to which she replies, “Look, I don’t know the way to sing Black, and I don’t know the way to sing White both. I understand how to sing.”

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The film shall be launched by Sony Footage simply in time for the vacation season in the USA Dec. 21, 2022. 

Fox Information’ Phillip Nieto contributed to this report.

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