Whitney Houston's movie trailer arrives

Lifetime debuts a trailer for the upcoming Whitney Houston, movie, Bobby Brown, Yaya DaCosta

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 08, 2014, 08:22 AM IST
Whitney Houston's movie trailer arrives

Los Angeles: Lifetime debuts a trailer for the upcoming Whitney Houston, movie, Bobby Brown, Yaya DaCosta

The trailer gives a sneak peek at her journey to stardom, her life during the peak of her career, her tumultuous relationship with Bobby Brown, and her struggle with addiction, reported Ace Showbiz.

The late singer is portrayed by former ‘America's Next Top Model’ contestant Yaya DaCosta, while her vocal performances are sung by Deborah Cox.

‘Into the Storm’ star Arlen Escarpeta plays Brown, and Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett serves behind the lens.

The TV movie revolves around Houston's career and personal life including how she dealt with the overwhelming rewards and consequences of the fame and fortune.

"I'm putting everything on the line, my career, everything!" she said in the trailer.

It is set to premiere on January 17, 2015 on the third anniversary of her untimely death.