Watch the trailer for Whitney Houston biopic ‘Whitney’

The first trailer for the Whitney Houston biopic, Whitney, has arrived and as predicted it is a powerful reminder of the life and times of the enigmatic icon and a startling watch.

The film is intended not only to examine her life as a singer, daughter and mother but also as a human being. Shrouded in tragedy the singer’s life was cut short after her battle with narcotics caught up to her.

Directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, who also directed the Bob Marley documentary Marley (2012). It’s been pencilled in for a July 6th release.

Whitney premiered at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival and features uneartherd archival footage, rare live performances, unreleased song recordings, original interviews with family, and so much more as McDonald portrays the two-sided coin of one Whitney Houston.

Take a look below.

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