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Naomi Ackie Takes the Stage as Whitney Houston in 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody' Poster

With a stacked cast and official release date of December 21 (just in time for the holidays!), the Whitney Houston biopic I Wanna Dance with Somebody is really picking up steam. And now that so many of the big announcements have been made, we’re finally able to feast our eyes on the first roll-out of promotional material surrounding the upcoming music based drama. Today, the folks behind the film revealed a first look poster of the queen herself taking the stage to entertain.
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Gravitas Ventures Acquires Musical Crime Drama ‘The Score’ Starring Will Poulter, Johnny Flynn, Naomi Ackie & Lydia Wilson

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures has acquired U.S. rights to the musical crime drama The Score, starring Will Poulter (Dopesick), Johnny Flynn (The Outfit), Naomi Ackie (Master of None) and Lydia Wilson (Flack). The Anthem Sports & Entertainment Company plans to release the feature directorial debut of writer-director Malachi Smyth exclusively in theaters on June 3rd, with a release on VOD to follow on June 10th. In the film from the producers of Danny Boyle’s Yesterday, two small-time crooks, Mike (Flynn) and Troy (Poulter), are on a mission—the ‘score’—that they both expect will transform their circumstances. As they...
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‘The Score’ Trailer: Will Poulter, Johnny Flynn, Naomi Ackie Star In Musical Heist

Will Poulter, Johnny Flynn, Naomi Ackie, and Lydia Wilson appear in the first trailer for upcoming musical heist movie The Score. The film, directed by Malachi Smyth, features songs written by Flynn, who is the lead singer of band Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit. The official synopsis reads, “Two small-time crooks, Mike (Flynn) and Troy (Poulter), are on a mission – the ‘score’ – that they both expect will transform their circumstances. At a roadside café, as they wait for a rendezvous hand-over, Troy falls in love with the waitress, Gloria (Ackie), and begins to question his life choices… while...
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'The Score' Trailer Shows Will Poulter, Johnny Flynn, and Naomi Ackie in an Offbeat Musical Thriller

Violence, crime, and... music. These are the three interconnecting aspects of The Score, a British movie that had its official premiere this week at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia, following a Canadian premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The Score drew attention at both festivals for its unusual mix of action and musical genres.
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