Naomi Ackie is set to play the legendary superstar Whitney Houston in the family-approved biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody, releasing globally on December 23. Photo: @OolaFanForever/Twitter
Naomi Ackie is set to play the legendary superstar Whitney Houston in the family-approved biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody, releasing globally on December 23. Photo: @OolaFanForever/Twitter

Who is Naomi Ackie, playing Whitney Houston in her biopic? The I Wanna Dance with Somebody and Star Wars actress is also set to appear in Zoë Kravitz’s film and was nearly in a Game of Thrones prequel

  • Naomi Ackie stars as legendary pop superstar Whitney Houston in the family-approved biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody, releasing globally on December 23
  • The London-born actress made her debut with Doctor Who and has since won a Bafta, landed a gig with Parasite director’s Bong Joon-ho in Mickey17, and loves Versace and Loewe

Naomi Ackie is set to play the legendary superstar Whitney Houston in the family-approved biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody, releasing globally on December 23. Photo: @OolaFanForever/Twitter
Naomi Ackie is set to play the legendary superstar Whitney Houston in the family-approved biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody, releasing globally on December 23. Photo: @OolaFanForever/Twitter
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