Warner Bros. recently announced that the studio is in the process of developing a remake of Whitney Houston‘s The Bodyguard, however the late star’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown, is not on board with the idea.
Following the news the remake of the 1992 film, TMZ caught up with Brown and asked him to comment on the project. Whilst leaving LAX airport over the weekend, he replied with a firm “Yeah” when asked if he thought the upcoming remake is a “bad move.”
Though the casting has not yet been confirmed, a few big names have been hinted at taking on key roles in the film. Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Channing Tatum and Cardi B are amongst others that have had their names thrown into the hat.
The new film is set to be written by Matthew López, a playwright best known for his 2018 play, The Inheritance. The remake would be López’s first film screenplay. The original The Bodyguard gave the legendary Whitney Houston her acting debut alongside Kevin Costner. The year it came out, the film quickly became the second-highest-grossing film and even picked up a Grammy for the soundtrack.
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