He was after another role but the director needed him at the helm.
Casting Mark Wahlberg was easy: he comes from Boston and had Clooney’s recommendation.
Bobbi Kristina was found in her bathtub almost three years to the date that her mother was pronounced dead after suffering a similar fate while staying at the Beverly Hilton for the 2012 Grammy Awards.
Daughter: Whitney was discovered dead in her hotel suite in 2012, with accidental drowning, heart disease and cocaine use later cited as the causes of death Bobby and Whitney's daughter Bobbi Kristina (above with ex Nick Gordon in 2012) died last July after being found in a circumstance very similar to her mother It was eight months after her mother's tragic passing that Bobbi Kristina announced she was engaged to Nick Gordon, who was raised at times during his childhood by Whitney and who many considered to be a brother-like figure to Bobbi Kristina.
Todd Gross is the real-life Boston weatherman who helped forecast the “perfect storm” of 1991.
That tidbit alone made a major success when it was released twenty-three years ago.
Director Peterson says, “It was a handshake and he got the job.” Director Peterson had wanted to work with Diane Lane for 13 years before finally getting the chance. According to friends, Billy Tyne was “a focused captain, very intense…
a hard-working man.” The real Christina Cotter was older than Bobby Shatford, same as Diane Lane and Mark Wahlberg.
Musical duo Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston married in 1992, and had one daughter, Bobby Kristina.
In 2003, Brown was arrested for misdemeanor battery, for allegedly hitting Houston and shouting epithets.