TriStar Pictures | Release Date: August 17, 2012
Summary: Sparkle tells the story of the title character; Sparkle, the youngest of three sisters and a music prodigy who struggles to becomes a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. Sparkle is from an affluent Detroit area, naive to the unexpected experiences her new life will bring as she and her two sisters blossom into a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era. During her journey, Sparkle endures the trials and tribulations of fame but fights to rise through the ranks of the music business. "Sparkle" is set in the late 1960s when Detroit was the music mecca of America. (Tristar Pictures)
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Runtime: 116 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking
Official Site: http://sparkle-movie.com/site/
Production: Stage 6 Films
Genres: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 30, 2012
Director Credit
Salim Akil Director
Writer Credit
Howard Rosenman Writer
Mara Brock Akil Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Carmen Ejogo Sister Williams
Derek Luke Stix
Jordin Sparks Sparkle Williams
Mike Epps Satin
Whitney Houston Emma
Cast Credit
Brely Evans Tune Ann
Brittany Perry-Russell Sparkle's Back-Up Singer
Carmen Ejogo Sister Williams
Cee-Lo The Girls' Opening Act
Curtis Armstrong Larry
Derek Luke Stix
Doug Mingo Goofy Guy
Jordin Sparks Sparkle
Linda Boston Sister Clora
Lynn Anderson Columbia Records Executive
Mark Rademacher Filmore Manager
Michael Beach Reverend Bryce
Michael W. Campbell Jr. Church Usher
Mikal Bar Patron
Mike Epps Satin
Omari Hardwick Levi
Robert Forte Shannon III Stix's Opponent
Sidi Henderson Mr. Bell
Stephanie Schaberg Columbia Records Employee
Tamela J. Mann Sarah Waters
Terrence Jenkins Red
Tiffani Elise Edwards Comedy Club Patron
Tika Sumpter Dolores
Whitney Houston Emma
Producer Credit
Avram 'Butch' Kaplan Executive Producer
Curtis Wallace Producer
Debra Martin Chase Producer
Gaylyn Fraiche Executive Producer
Howard Rosenman Executive Producer
Mara Brock Akil Co-Producer
Salim Akil Co-Producer
Scott Putman Executive Producer
T.D. Jakes Producer
Whitney Houston Executive Producer