Sunday, February 12, 2012

Romantic Movies . . . The Bodyguard


One of my favorite romantic movies!  It is one of those movies that I have seen many times and will watch many more times.

It was Whitney Houston's acting debut as a stalked music superstar tormented by death threats who hires an ex-Secret Service Agent to protect her, played by Kevin Costner.  

The romantic-thriller was the second highest-grossing film of 1992 and was nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning three, including Album of the Year for its soundtrack album.  CNN reported that Whitney Houston's film album for "The Bodyguard" was "one of the top 10 best-selling albums of all time" according to Billboard.

The movie was written by Lawrence Kasdan back in the 1970's, originally intending the leading roles for Steve McQueen and Diana Ross.

Warner Bros. announced in 2011 that a remake of the film is in the works in order to update the movie to reflect the Internet world.  The rumor is Brittany Spears is up for the lead role.


RIP Whitney Houston . . .




1 comment:

papel1 said...

I guess everyone is waiting for the Academy Awards tonight. I enjoy reading your comments on movies. Thanks for having my ad on your blog for entrecard.
Judy
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