The YBF reports that Angela Bassett will direct the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic. The film is set to become a Lifetime movie with and will hit TV screens in 2015. 

Angela Bassett is so excited that she made a few remarks about the project.

“I have such regard for both Whitney’s and Bobby’s amazing talents and accomplishments; and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story,” said Bassett. “Their humanity and bond fascinates us all. I’m beyond excited to have this opportunity to go behind the camera and into their world.”