Sparkle

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2012 | PG-13 | Musical Drama | 1hr, 56min

Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Ho... more


In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, August 17, 2012 Nationwide Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Friday, November 30, 2012

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Cast

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DIRECTOR

Salim Akil

Screenwriter

Mara Brock Akil

COMPANies

Rating MPAA

PG-13 for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking

Storylines 3 more

Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Houston), she tries to balance a new romance with music manager, Stix (Derek Luke) while dealing 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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Production Notes

  • Remake of the 1976 movie. R&B artist R. Kelly will write original music for the soundtrack.
Shooting Locations
  • Monday, October 10 2011: Detroit, Michigan, United States

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