YA Movies – Sparkle | Young Adult Mag

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Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) 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 (Derek Luke) while dealing with the unexpected challenges her new life will bring as she and her two sisters (Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter) strive to become a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era.

Genre(s): Drama

Status: In Theaters

Distributor(s): TriStar Pictures

Director(s): Salim Akil

Starring: Whitney Houston , Jordin Sparks , Mike Epps , Derek Luke , Carmen Ejogo

Themes: Ladder to the Top,Sibling Relationships,Musician’s Life

Country of Origin: USA (08-17-2012)

Language: English