Whitney Houston’s ‘The Bodyguard’ Remake Officially in Motion

Published: Wednesday 15th Sep 2021 by Sam

After early murmurs, it’s been confirmed that a remake of ‘The Bodyguard’ is happening.

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According to Variety, the wheels are officially in motion for a modern reimagining of the 1992 movie – which was led by Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. 

Set at Warner Bros, Tony nominee Matthew López has been tapped to write the new version of the romantic drama.

Lawrence Kasdan, Dan Lin, and Jonathan Eirich are all on-board as producers, while Nick Reynolds will serve as executive producer.

Kasdan notably was a writer-producer on the original film, which grossed over $400 million at the global box office and birthed the bestselling movie soundtrack of all time; a soundtrack that is home to Houston-sung classics such as ‘I Will Always Love You,’ ‘I Have Nothing,’ ‘Run to You,’ and ‘I’m Every Woman.’



While we’re rarely as riled by remakes as some (because select stories hold cross-generational value), one of the key drivers of ‘The Bodyguard’ is unquestionably its music. Specifically, its Whitney Houston music.

The industry has yet to birth a voice as iconic and other-worldly as Whitney’s, which immediately puts this at a competitive disadvantage if the classic ‘Bodyguard’ songs are to feature.

If driving in the direction of all-new material (given that music is central to the story), it still has hurdles in front of it that some could argue could be insurmountable.

Time will tell. In the here and now, what are…

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  1. SMH September 15, 2021

    But why? Who asked for this? Totally unnecessary! #FLOP

  2. Ugghh September 15, 2021

    Why ruin what’s good?

    There is no Whitney Houston of this generation

  3. What would Whitney do September 15, 2021

    Told you. And
    If they doing a remake they got the music. Covered,

  4. Le le September 15, 2021

    Chile no. Can’t fix something that’s not broken They need to leave this legendary film tf alone

  5. Clarks0o00ñ September 15, 2021

    According to reports, whitney’s character is gonna be played by cardi

  6. UHoesFunny September 15, 2021

    Camicky psycho fan gonna submit Cinderella as an audition tape. Still waiting for that bodyguard moment 😂😂😂😂 not gonna happen babe.

    • Patsy September 15, 2021

      Gurl exactly. She’s an illegal flop with a flop soundtrack 💯💯

  7. Paulo September 15, 2021

    bad idea. either they completely rehaul the script or they’re gonna have trouble finding someone bold enough to fill Whitney’s role – the ones with talent will have enough sense to dodge this bullet

    • What would Whitney do September 15, 2021

      Angela Bassett played tina Turner she is not a singer…. who will play Kevin will a white man star Kevin was amazing he played the actual bodyguard

      shout out to Kevin

  8. Clay Aiken September 15, 2021

    It’ll prolly be Jennifer Hudson loud ass

    • Paulo September 15, 2021

      LMAO don’t be salty, Ms Aiken!

  9. Wwwd September 15, 2021

    The new movie should focus around Kevin Costner role

  10. Patsy September 15, 2021

    Nope. What would Whitney think ? Noticed they’re trying this mess now that she’s passed smh

  11. Wwwd September 15, 2021

    When actors played Michael Jackson nobody said don’t do it . But since it’s. a beautiful Whitney film pressure is on

  12. Sandra September 16, 2021

    With all the creatives in Hollyweird and worldwide, these people can’t fund a new idea?
    Whatever ideas they have for this remake, the original is too iconic with undoubtedly one of the greatest singers of all time as well as a soundtrack to match.
    If they have money to throw behind a flop, let them

  13. Shayla Queen™ 👑 September 16, 2021

    This is so stupid! Why?

  14. Fancy BISH (Back To The Future 🤣) 👊🏽💎💋 September 16, 2021

    I hope they hire Debra Wilson to play Crackney Houston part in the movie.

  15. nickiLOVESrapists September 16, 2021

    It’s going to star Ariana Grande with Michael B Jordan as the The Bodyguard.

  16. akathexfactor September 16, 2021

    Janelle Monae is my only choice to fill the spot Whitney played in TBG.

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