If you asked me who I thought would be a good Bobby Brown, I would say… Nobody! Bobby is still alive and I couldn’t imagine anyone playing him… but If i had to? Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx and Mekhi come to mind. Not Idris.. although I do not doubt that my big brother could handle it!
[HelloBeautiful] Pop legend Whitney Houston‘s mother Cissy is releasing a memoir about her daughter. Before it even hits shelves, movie producers are searching for the right actors to play the people around her in a biopic. When it comes to casting who will embody the role of Bobby Brown, Idris Elba is first on the list.
Producers are hoping to get Idris Elba to play Bobby Brown in the upcoming biopic of Whitney Houston’s life because of his acting ability. While producers decide whether they want Elba orAnthony Mackie, who played Tupac in ‘Notorious’, to play Bobby Brown, producers are looking atJennifer Hudson and Halle Berry to battle it out for the role of Whitney Houston. [Source]