Lifetime’s upcoming biopic about legendary singer Whitney Houston, is in full effect. Yaya DaCosta will star as Whitney Houston and recently did a re-creation of the singer’s 1987 album cover, Whitney. Yaya who is 31, is a former contestant on America’s Next Top Model. Entertainment Weekly has the first image of DaCosta as Whitney Houston. This is what Yaya says about recreating the album cover as Whitney, “I just looked at the picture and did the pose!” she told Entertainment Weekly.