Image Courtesy of Lifetime NetworksEarlier this week, Lifetime announced the premiere date for its upcoming biopic of the late Whitney Houston. Now the network is giving fans the chance to check out the official trailer.

In a series of quick cuts, the one-minute clip, which debuted on BuzzFeed, chronicles Houston’s whirlwind relationship with Bobby Brown from when they first met to their tumultuous marriage. Yaya DaCosta portrays the late singer opposite Arlen Escarpeta, who plays Brown in the film, which was directed by Angela Bassett.

“I’m putting everything on the line, my career, everything, I need this to be real,” a tearful DaCosta says in the clip.

Whitney premieres January 17 at 8 p.m. ET.

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