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“I had to believe in myself and say, ‘They picked me, they put me here, they cast me for this. I know I have what it takes to do this’,” Jordin Sparks told AOL Music, explaining how she got through her daunting, first-ever film role.

Trusting in her talents as a singer helped Sparks became the youngest “American Idol” winner yet at the age of 17, but starring opposite Whitney Houston… Continue reading Jordin Sparks, 'Sparkle' Star, On Working With Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston Eyes Sparkle

September 12, 2011

Sony Pictures has plans for a big-screen remake of the 1976 musical drama Sparkle, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter. Jordin Sparks and Mike Epps are already attached to star and Whitney Houston is said to be in negotiations.

Salim Akil, who recently made his feature film debut with Jumping the Broom, is attached to direct with his wife and creative partner Mara Brock