Yaya DeCosta as Whitney Houston: First Look!

Yaya DeCosta as Whitney Houston: First Look!

Lifetime has given us our first look at Yaya DeCosta in the role of Whitney Houston.

The former America's Next Top Model contestant will portray this iconic artist in the upcoming biopic I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story, with Arlen Escarpeta on board as Bobby Brown.

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Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston: First Look!

Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston: First Look!

Last month, Yaya DaCosta was cast as Whitney Houston in a forthcoming made-for-TV movie about the late singer's tragic life.

Today, we have our first glimpse of DaCosta in character, and the 31-year-old actress bears an almost uncanny to a young Whitney:

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Yaya DaCosta Cast as Whitney Houston in Lifetime Biopic

Yaya DaCosta Cast as Whitney Houston in Lifetime Biopic

Yaya DaCosta has landed what some might consider the greatest role of all.

The former America’s Next Top Model contestant will anchor Lifetime’s upcoming Whitney Houston biopic as the late/great singer, portraying Houston through her roller coaster relationship with Bobby Brown and detailing her meteoric rise to superstardom.

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