With Lifetime now shooting their Whitney Houston biopic, it was only a matter of time before we got our first glimpse of Yaya DaCosta dressed in full costume portraying the late singer. Today was that day, as it turns out:

First look: Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston in Lifetime's biopic. She re-created Whitney's 1987 album cover. pic.twitter.com/8JfrzUkyij

— Chris Witherspoon (@WitherspoonC) July 10, 2014

So what do you think? Is this close enough to the real Whitney?

[via Twitter]