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FIRST LOOK: Deborah Cox Channels Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard Musical

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FIRST LOOK: Deborah Cox Channels Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard Musical

Originally posted 08/08/2016 09:00AM

Deborah Cox is getting ready to hit the road.

PEOPLE can exclusively reveal that the 42-year-old Grammy nominee is stepping into Whitney Houston's shoes, taking on the late singer's iconic role of Rachel Marron in the national tour of The Bodyguard.

In the exclusive First Look photo, Cox shines in costume designer Tim Hatley's sparkly blue sequined, feathered dress that's accented with a stunning blue necklace fit for any "Queen of the Night."

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Man's Flawless Whitney Houston Karaoke Routine Will Make Your Day (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/25/2015 12:15PM

There's shockingly little information available on the star of this video, despite the fact that someone turning in a karaoke performance this incredible should be hailed as a hero. The video appears to have been posted on this site (which doesn't provide much clarity), though it really took off after being posted on Reddit this week.

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Kevin Costner Says He Was 'Lucky' to Know Whitney Houston | Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston

Kevin Costner at Whitney Houston's Funeral: I Was 'Lucky' to Work with Her

Originally posted 02/18/2012 02:40PM

It was one of the most memorable love stories of the '90s: A former Secret Service agent, enlisted to look after a pop star thrust into danger in the spotlight, falls for the woman he's hired to protect.

But before The Bodyguard arrived in theaters in 1992, before the on-screen romance between Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner went down in cinema history, there was a simple question: Will it work?

Costner remembered that question at the late singer's funeral Saturday at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J. There was a time, after all, that Houston doubted herself, he recalled to mourners gathered at the church and fans watching via Livestream.

"The greatest pop star in the world didn't think she was good enough," the actor, 57, said of Houston, who died last week at 48. "There were a thousand things that seemed to her to be wrong."

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Kevin Costner and Clive Davis to Speak at Whitney Houston's Funeral | Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston

Kevin Costner and Clive Davis to Speak at Whitney Houston's Funeral

Originally posted 02/16/2012 11:50AM

Kevin Costner, the leading man who costarred with Whitney Houston in her greatest movie hit, The Bodyguard, is planning to speak at her funeral this weekend, a family source tells PEOPLE.

In addition, both Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing at the service, and Houston's record producer from the very beginning of her career, Clive Davis, will also speak, Whitney's rep confirms.

According to the family source, "Whitney's family is devastated, but they're getting through it."

In addition, says the family source, "Clive has been a complete rock for her family this entire time. He's been with her since the beginning, and he's been everything to them. They're leaning on him for emotional support. He talks to them hourly, and he's a very big part in planning her funeral. Clive has been a constant presence for them. They're thanking God for Clive."

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POLL: Who Should Be Paired Up for the Remake of The Bodyguard?

Who Should Be Paired Up for the Remake of The Bodyguard?

Originally posted 02/24/2011 03:10PM

Can anyone fill Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner's shoes?

That's the question Warner Brothers is asking as it prepares to remake The Bodyguard, the runaway 1992 hit about a Secret Service agent drafted to protect a singing diva who's being hunted by a stalker.

The story will change slightly for the remake, with the agent now being an Iraq war veteran who gets the bodyguard job shortly after leaving the service. But the challenge is the same – finding two lead actors with the chemistry to make it work.

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