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Arlen Escarpata to portray Bobby Brown in Whitney biopic

Final Destination 5 star Arlen Escarpata has been cast as Bobby Brown in Angela Bassett's upcoming Whitney Houston biopic.

Bassett, who is making her directorial debut with the TV movie, has cast America's Next Top Model star Yaya DaCosta as Houston and now she has her Bobby Brown.

News of the 33-year-old actor's casting was announced on Monday (14Jul14) when bosses at Lifetime - the channel behind the film - released a photo of the leading lady with Escarpata.

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