Sparkle (2012)

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  • Genre: Drama, Music
  • Release Date: 2012-08-17
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 53 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Akil Production Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Musical prodigy, Sparkle 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, she tries to balance a new romance with music manager Stix while dealing with the unexpected challenges her new life will bring as she and her two sisters strive to become a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era.

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  • Jordin Sparks

    as Sparkle
  • Whitney Houston

    as Emma
  • Derek Luke

    as Stix
  • Mike Epps

    as Satin
  • Carmen Ejogo

    as Sister
  • Tika Sumpter

    as Delores
  • Omari Hardwick

    as Levi
  • Cee Lo Green

    as Black
  • Curtis Armstrong

    as Larry
  • Terrence Jenkins

    as Red
  • Tamela Mann

    as Ms. Sara Waters
  • Michael Beach

    as Rev. Bryce
  • Brely Evans

    as Tune Ann
  • Linda Boston

    as Sister Clora
  • Sidi Henderson

    as Mr. Bell
Directing Salim Akil Director
Writing Mara Brock Akil Writer
Sound R. Kelly Songs
Editing Terilyn A. Shropshire Editor
Production Twinkie Byrd Casting
Art Gary Frutkoff Production Design
Art Gary Myers Art Direction
Art Tina Tottis Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
Production Debra Martin Chase Producer
Camera Anastas N. Michos Director of Photography