Kevin Costner’s most iconic movie is coming back to theaters

Kevin Costner’s 1992 classic The Bodyguard is being re-released in theaters.

by Charlene Badasi | published

bodyguard Coming back to theaters in celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary. Fans will get to revisit the Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner-led romantic drama on Sunday, November 6 and Wednesday, November 9. The film was released theatrically in 1992 by Warner Bros. Pictures and earned $411 million worldwide, making it the second highest-grossing film of 1992. Aladdin.

But despite becoming the 10th highest-grossing film of the year so far, bodyguard It was panned by critics for its screenplay and performances by Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. As a result, the film was nominated for seven Golden Raspberry Awards, including Worst Picture, Worst Actor, and Worst Actress.

However, the Kevin Costner starrer’s accompanying album became the best-selling soundtrack album of all time. It sold over 45 million copies worldwide and won a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Composed by Houston, the singles “I Have Nothing” and “Run to You” also received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. It also tied for the 13th best-selling record in US history with over 1.8 million units. time limit Report.

Kevin Costner Whitney Houston The Bodyguard
Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner bodyguard (1992)

bodyguard Tells the story of pop icon Rachel Marrone (Whitney Houston) as she sends harassing threats to an unknown stalker. This prompts Rachel to hire an ex-Secret Service agent, Frank Farmer (Kevin Costner), as her bodyguard. But their relationship quickly becomes complicated as the lines between professionalism and romance blur.

Directed by Mick Jackson, from a script by Lawrence Kasdan bodyguard Originally written in the mid-1970s, originally as a project for Steve McQueen and Diana Ross. But when both the stars declined due to various reasons, the film got stuck in the development vortex for years. then, when creating silverado Along with Kasdan, Kevin Costner read the script and became excited about it.

So the pair decided to produce it together. And after becoming a major star with the success of Kevin Costner The Untouchables And Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, he had the clout to make The Bodyguard. After an extensive search for the perfect co-star, the actor announced that he would star in the 1991 film opposite Whitney Houston.

Speaking about the re-release of the Kevin Costner film, Kimberly Fruh, Senior Vice President of Programming and Content Acquisition for Trafalgar Releasing, said, “We are delighted to partner with Warner Bros. to bring this anniversary celebration to fans. could.” He said that the story and songs of The Bodyguard are indelibly etched in the hearts of film and music lovers across the world.

tickets for bodyguard, Starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, will go on sale September 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET The Bodyguard30.com, The announcement also comes in the form of a trailer for the singer’s biopic. I wanna Dance With Somebody was issued. The project will hit the theaters on December 21.

Meanwhile, Kevin Costner could be seen as John Dutton in the upcoming season Yellow stone. Created by Taylor Sheridan and John Linson, the series focuses on the Dutton family who own the largest farm in America. The series was renewed for a fifth season earlier this year and will air in two installments of seven episodes each. The first episode of the new season is scheduled to start on November 13.

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