SparkleStarring: Whitney Houston, Cee-Lo Green, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick
Director: Salim Akil
Release Date: 2012
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Synopsis: Remake of the 1976 film that centered on the three Williams sisters, who began singing in their church choir in Harlem in the late 1950s and went on to become a successful girl group, though their sudden rise took a toll on their personal lives. Remake takes place in 1968 Detroit during the rise of Motown.
"Sparkle" director Salim Akil has already cast Whitney Houston in Sony's music-themed drama, and now another Grammy winner has enlisted in the ensemble, as Cee-Lo Green has joined the cast along with Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick. Read more...