Release August 17, 2012 (Wide)
Cast Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Cee Lo Green, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Omari Hardwick, Curtis Armstrong, Tika Sumpter, Carmen Ejogo, Michael Beach
Director Salim Akil
Writer Mara Brock Akil
Genres Drama, Musical
Studio Sony Pictures/Columbia Pictures
Length 116 mins.


A musical prodigy from an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Houston), Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart.

As she tries to balance a new romance with her music manager Stix (Derek Luke), Sparkle must deal with the unexpected challenges her new life will bring as she and her two sisters (Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter) strive to become a dynamic singing group during the Motown era.

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