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Sparkle

Rating:PG-13 (for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking)
Genre:Drama, Musical
Release Date:August 17, 2012
Running time:120 minutes
Cast:Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo
Director:Salim Akil
Producer:Debra Martin Chase, T.D. Jakes. Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil And Mara Brock Akil
Writer:Mara Brock Akil
Distributor:Sony Pictures

Description: 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 (Whitney Houston), 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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