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But the biggest problem was finding a co-star. "Do
you choose an actress and teach her to sing?"
pondered Jackson. "Or do you choose a singer and
hope that you can find an acting ability there? That
seemed to be the better and, it turned out, the wiser
option. She's great." Costner convinced Whitney not
to take acting lessons and the two stars spent many
hours working together to make her character come
to life. Filming on "The Bodyguard" started at the
end of 1991, and ended in the spring of 1992.