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Whitney Houston’s ‘The Bodyguard’ is reportedly getting a remake


Post created on September 16, 2021

The Bodyguard

Warner Bros. is reportedly set to produce a reimaging of Whitney Houston’s iconic 1992 romantic thriller ‘The Bodyguard’.

According to Variety, the new production already has the Tony-nominated playwright of “The Inheritance” Matthew López listed as its writer.

The new movie will be inspired by the 1992 romantic drama, which starred Houston and Kevin Costner. The original grossed more than $400 million at the worldwide box office and has what is considered the bestselling movie soundtrack of all time, with several chart-topping original songs from Houston.

Houston starred alongside Kevin Costner in the film about a successful singer who hires a ruthless bodyguard following threats on her life. The movie’s soundtrack which includes Houston’s classic ‘I Will Always Love You’ topped several music charts.

The exclusive further reveals that Lawrence Kasdan of Kasdan Pictures who wrote and produced the original film has been confirmed as producer of the new film alongside Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich. The production will be executive produced by Nick Reynolds. The film’s cast is yet to be unveiled.

 

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