The remake of the1976 musical Sparkle has just gotten even more star studded.
Musical genius, CEE-LO GREEN has just signed onto the cast which already includes: TIKA SUMPTER, JORDIN SPARKS, CARMEN EJOGO and even Ms. WHITNEY HOUSTON herself will take part in the film.
Directed by Salim Akil the movie tells the story of three sisters, SUMPTER, EJOGO and SPARKS, who are a trio singing group growing up during the Motown era. GREEN, casted to play their opening act in the movie, while fine ass OMARI HARDWICK has been casted to play EJOGO’s love interest.
MIKE EPPS and DEREK LUKE round out the cast and R.KELLY, although he isn’t playing a character in the movie, has come on board and agreed to write original songs for the movie’s soundtrack.
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