The Upcoming Whitney Houston Biopic has found its leading man. Actor Ashton Sanders has landed the role as the Previous member of New Edition for the upcoming “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” film. He has previously starred in award-winning projects like Moonlight and Judas and the Black Messiah and is due to return to his role as RZA in the second season of Wu-Tang: An American Saga. The news broke as Black Label Media has joined forces with Compelling Pictures and Primary Wave Music to co-finance the movie. It was revealed earlier this month that the film is expected to be released on Dec. 23, 2022.