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  • Salim Akil


  • Jordin Sparks
  • Carmen Ejogo
  • Tika Sumpter
  • Whitney Houston
  • Derek Luke
  • Mike Epps


In 1960s Detroit three sisters - Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter and American Idol winner Jordin Sparks - are ruled over with a rod of iron by their strict church-going mother Emma (Whitney Houston in her last feature role). Hearing Sparkle (Sparks) sing in chapel, they're encouraged to form a singing group by nice Derek Luke before plunging headlong into the duplicitous world of showbiz as an all-girl group sensation. Rousing musical drama with pitch perfect singing.

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