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Two Whitney Houston documentaries are in production, but only one has the estate's blessing

Two Whitney Houston documentaries are in production, but only one has the estate's blessing

Two filmmakers have announced plans to make documentaries about Whitney Houston, but the legendary singer's estate is saving all its love for only one of them.

On Thursday, Altitude Film Entertainment -- the production company that released last year's popular Amy Winehouse doc -- announced that it is making a film about Houston with director Kevin Macdonald. The news comes a month after Showtime said it was producing a doc about the late singer with filmmaker Nick Broomfield, best known for his movie about Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love.

But Macdonald's film is being declared the "official" Houston doc because its producers say the picture has been given...

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