Whitney Houston was no stranger to the big screen, having appeared in movies such as The Bodyguard and Waiting To Exhale.
And now the life of the tragic singer is set to be made into a film biopic, with a familiar face vying to play the music legend.
According to reports, Whitney's daughter Bobbi Kristina is keen to portray her mother - who tragically
died by accidental drowning caused by heart disease and cocaine use in
February - in the film, which is currently being discussed by a number
A source told TMZ.com: 'Bobbi feels like she is the perfect person to play the part of Whitney - telling friends that no one knew her better.'
The biopic will depict Whitney's rise to
superstardom in the 80s then her descent into drug abuse in the 90s when
married to singer Bobby Brown, Bobbi's father.
Bobbi is an aspiring actress and has recently been cast in Tyler Perry comedy series For Better Or Worse.
Competition: Rihanna and Jennifer Hudson are also apparently considering the role
However, the chance to play the singer on the big screen in a once-in-a-lifetime role, and Bobbi has some competition in the form of Rihanna, who has also expressed interest in playing the tragic My Love is Your Love star.
Of the possibility of landing the part, Rihanna said recently: 'That would be something I would have to give my entire life to do, because I would really want to pull it off. Whoever does it has to do a good job.'
Also apparently in the running for the role is Jennifer Hudson, who performed a musical tribute to Whitney at the Grammy awards, the day after she died and how has already won an Oscar for her role in Dreamgirls.This will be interesting to see who will get the role.