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Full DVD and Blu-ray Details for Sparkle. Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston and Derek Luke star in the musical drama remake. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release Sparkle on Blu-ray and DVD November 30. See the special features, movie trailer and photos for Sparkle below. An aspiring singer-songwriter (Sparks) defies her over-protective mother (Houston) to form a musical trio with her sisters, only to encounter the temptations of success.

Sparkle movie poster
  • Release Date: August 17, 2012
  • Release Date: November 30, 2012 (Blu-ray, DVD)
  • Studio: TriStar Pictures (Sony)
  • Genre: Drama, Musical, Remake
  • Director: Salim Akil
  • Screenwriter: Mara Brock Akil
  • Official Website:
  • Starring: Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Cee-Lo Green, KEM
  • Running Time: 2 hrs.
  • MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking.


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.

Bonus Features

  • Blu-ray and DVD:
  • Commentary with Director/Producer Salim Akil
  • A Tribute to Whitney Houston
  • A Dream Come True
  • Exclusive to Blu-ray:
  • Extended performance of "Hooked On Your Love" by Jordin Sparks
  • Sparkle & Shine
  • A Sparkling Performance
  • "Celebrate" Music Video By Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks

Movie Trailers

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Sparkle – Movie Trailer

Photos and Posters




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