Jennifer Love Hewitt, Garth Brooks To Star In Remake Of “The Bodyguard”

The Bodyguard

She promised herself she wouldn't fall in love.

Los Angeles—Warner Brothers announced yesterday that the long-anticipated remake of the 1992 Kevin Costner-Whitney Houston smash hit “The Bodyguard” will finally become a reality, this time with Jennifer Love Hewitt as the role of the bodyguard hired to protect singing star Garth Brooks’ character.

This version will focus more on technology like Twitter and Google Maps that makes the stalking of a celebrity much easier than when the first script was written in the mid-1970s, and even easier than when Costner and Houston’s version came out, the press release said.

Though it was unlikely that either Costner or Houston would be associated with the new incarnation, the recent death of the singer did have a hand in getting the remake back on track. Continue reading