The trailer for Whitney Houston’s Sparkle has been released, giving fans a brief glance at Whitney’s final silver screen performance. The musical-movie premieres August 17th.
Sparkle stars Jordin Sparks as the film’s title character and the lead of an all-girl music group. Houston co-stars as Sparkle’s mother and is also credited as one of the film’s executive producers. A quick shot of Cee Lo Green can also be seen in the trailer.
The results of Houston’s autopsy report were released in March, revealing that she had died from accidental drowning. The findings also listed heart disease and cocaine use as contributing factors.
Houston’s Sparkle is a remake of the 1976 film, which starred Philip Michael Thomas and Irene Cara. [source]