With all of the testy emotions aimed towards the development of a Whitney Houston film for Lifetime, it is still not enough to halt the production. Entertainment Tonight caught up with the film’s director and Academy Award-nominee, Angela Bassett, as well as the film’s leading lady Yaya DaCosta to discuss their feelings toward the fans and family’s disapproval of the 2015 debut, as well as shared their intentions behind its creation.
Today, Whitney’s mother Cissy Houston told ET exclusively that the family is “exhausted” by the “continuing misinformation and comments offered by people who did not know her” and pleaded with fans to “please let her rest.”
Check out the behind the scenes footage below and also get a snippet of R&B singer, Deborah Cox singing a live rendition of Houston’s hit song ‘
Since you’re here, Check out Brandy‘s live tribute to her idol Whitney Houston in New York below!