We are getting closer and closer to Lifetime’s controversial biopic of late pop icon Whitney Houston.
Directed by Academy Award-nominated actress and longtime friend of Houston’s Angela Bassett, the film is moving full speed ahead despite a very public slamming from the Grammy winner’s troubled daughter Bobbi Kristina (read more on that here).
From a viewer perspective, on the other hand, the film seems to have the green light from fans. This feat was all the more confirmed when news surfaced that ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant Yaya DaCosta was cast to portray the powerhouse songstress in the forthcoming flick.
If ever there was doubt as to why, one look at the pic above should remove it. Tuck in below for your first HQ look at Yaya as Whitney:
Do you approve?