Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Tamela Mann for Sparkle film remake

A HOST of Christian artists are to be featured in the movie Sparkle, a remake of the 1976 film. The film will tell the story of a young musical prodigy from a Harlem gospel choir who is pushed into the limelight and struggles to become a star. The title character, Sparkle (played by Jordin Sparks) is the youngest of three sisters in the 1950s girl group who faces issues that are tearing apart their family in her road to stardom. As well as Sparks, the cast for the film includes Whitney Houston and Tamela Mann. Original music for the film is provided by R Kelly.

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