Lifetime’s Whitney

Yaya DaCosta and Arlen Escarpeta star in Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic drama Whitney, directed by Angela Bassett. Singer Whitney Houston skyrockets to fame and has a tumultuous marriage with fellow entertainer Bobby Brown.

Whitney movie posterPremiere Date: January 17, 2015
Network: Lifetime
Genre: Biography, Music, Drama
Director: Angela Bassett
Screenwriter: Shem Bitterman
Cast: Yaya DaCosta, Arlen Escarpeta, Mark Rolston, Suzzanne Douglas
Running Time: 2 hrs.
TV Rating: TV-14

Plot Summary

“Whitney” chronicles the headline-making relationship between the iconic singer, actress, producer and model, and singer, songwriter Bobby Brown — from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Throughout it all, difficulties followed the superstar couple while they dealt with the overwhelming rewards and consequences of the fame and fortune created by Whitney’s meteoric rise that would soon overshadow them both.


Full Movie: Lifetime’s Whitney (Amazon Instant Video)

Photos and Posters

The Whitney Houston movie photoThe Whitney Houston movie photo


A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys star in Sony's Mister Rogers movie, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
Vice Movie Trailer Watch the Vice movie trailer giving us our first look at an unrecognizable Christian Bale as former VP Dick Cheney.
Rocketman Trailer: Taron Egerton Stars in Elton John Biopic Watch the first Rocketman trailer. Elton John biopic stars Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer Watch the trailer for the music biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, starring Rami Malek as Queen's lead singer Freddie Mercury.
I, Tonya Teaser Trailer Watch the teaser trailer for the skating rivals drama I, Tonya, starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, and Allison Janney.
Bobbi Kristina Watch the trailer for TV One's Bobbi Kristina movie. The made-for-TV biopic stars Joy Rovaris and Vivica A. Fox.