Yaya DaCosta is portraying Whitney Houston in the upcoming Lifetime movie about her life, and she definitely looks the part!

The 31-year-old actress and America’s Next Top Model cycle 3 perfectly channels the singer’s 1997 Whitney album cover look stars in the moview with Arlen Escarpeta, the 33-year-old actor playing Bobby Brown.

Angela Bassett, who co-starred with Houston in 1995’s Waiting to Exhale, is directing the film, but the late singer-actress’s family is not involved in its production. “We reached out to them in the early days; of course we’re not going to do the movie and not say anything to them,” Bassett told CNN.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s