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Jennifer Hudson: Whitney Houston Influenced Her Performance In New Movie

By Firstladyb
Jennifer Hudson: Whitney Houston Influenced Her Performance In New Movie

Jennifer Hudson, who is starring in the Netflix movie, “Sandy Wexler,” says the late Whitney Houston influenced her performance in the movie.

Jennifer Hudson

In the film, Hudson plays an aspiring singer named Courtney Clarke opposite Adam Sandler, who plays talent agent Sandy Wexler. She told ABC Radio that the first movie Whitney Houston ever starred in was the prototype for the film, and the late diva herself inspired Courtney’s style and her music.

“I remember Adam and Steven Brill, the director, saying it’s kind of like a comedic version of ‘The Bodyguard,’ in a way. And you definitely feel the sentiment of Whitney throughout the film, even with the song ‘DJ,’ it kind of has more of a ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ or ‘My Name is Not Susan’ type of vibe to it,” Hudson said.

“Sandy Wexler” is now available to stream on Netflix.


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