ET fondly remembers Whitney Houston in archival footage of the music icon talking about her breakthrough role in 1992's The Bodyguard.
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Whitney told ET at the time, "Nothing can prepare you for a movie," adding that she offered to take acting lessons to prepare for the role, but that producers told her not to.
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"Can I do this movie? Can I really pull it off?" she said she wondered.
Kevin Coster wanted her for the movie so badly, that he told ET, "We postponed the movie for a year to wait for Whitney."
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Watch for more archival footage of Whitney, including interviews regarding her 1997 tv movie Cinderella.