Set in the 1960s, Sparkle and her two sisters form a singing group and dream of becoming stars beyond the affluent Detroit suburb where they come from, and where they are already well-known. But as the sisters become more famous, the close-knit nature of their family begins to fall apart. Features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance.
Mike Epps, American stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, writer & rapper. He is best known for playing Day-Day Jones in Next Friday & the sequel-to-the-sequel, Friday After Next. He also appeared in The Hangover, as "Black Doug", was the voice of Boog in Open Season 2, and starred in All About the Benjamins, The Honeymooners, How High, Lottery Ticket, Sparkle (2012) and Jumping The Broom. He has given time & money to the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation for the Arts in Georgia.
Derek Luke, American actor. He gained popularity from his leading role in the film Antwone Fisher, for which he won the Independent Spirit Award. His other films include Biker Boyz, Friday Night Lights, Catch a Fire, Miracle at St. Anna, Notorious, Madea Goes to Jail, Captain America: The First Avenger, & Sparkle (2012 remake). In television, he has starred in HawthoRNe and The Americans. He also has appeared in Alicia Key's Teenage Love Affair and Monica's So Gone music videos. He is of…
Sparkle is a new old-fashioned melodrama about a trio of Detroit-area Motown singers living in It contains very little in the way of originality. The singers, sisters, begin as nobodies, break into the local soul scene,