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Published 11 15, 2014
Year : 2012
Release date : 17 August 2012
Genres: Drama, Music,
Director : Salim Akil,
Writers: Mara Brock Akil, Joel Schumacher, Howard Rosenman,
Stars: Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo,
Time: 116 min.
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Sparkle is a 2012 American musical film directed by Salim Akil and produced by Stage 6 Films. It was released on August 17, 2012 by TriStar Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a remake of the 1976 film of the same name, which centered on three singing teenage sisters from Harlem who form a girl group in the late 1950s. The remake takes place in Detroit, Michigan in the 1960s during the Motown era.The film stars Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Whitney Houston, Mike Epps, Cee Lo Green, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Tamela Mann, Cory Pritchett and Omari Hardwick. Sparkle features songs from the original film written by soul musician Curtis Mayfield as well as new compositions by R&B artist R. Kelly.This film is the debut of R&B/pop singer and American Idol winner Jordin Sparks as an actress. Sparkle also marks Whitney Houston's final feature film role before her death on February 11, 2012, three months after filming ended.The film is dedicated to her memory.In the 1960s, three sisters form a girl group and soon become local sensations with major label interest, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart.Detroit, Michigan 1968, A nightclub MC named Red introduces a local singer Black. While Black performs, Stix, an aspiring record label executive is watching in the club, meanwhile 19-year-old Sparkle Anderson talks with her eldest sister, 28-year-old Tammy "Sister" Anderson backstage or in "the kitchen". After performing Black encounters Sister and Sparkle backstage, attempting to flirt with Sister, but instead of accepting his advances she teases him by cutting the side of her dress and puts the neck of her dress in the inside of her dress. When it's time for Sister to perform she walks out of the kitchen leaving Black to follow, as they pass Stix. Sister walks onstage and sings the song "Yes I do". Stix and Black are amazed by Sister's voice and tries to talk to Sister but they have left. They get on the back of a bus and Sister tells Sparkle she's not singing anymore songs.