The trailer for the upcoming movie
Sparkle has finally hit the ‘net, and it features singing what may very well have been her last song. Whitney Houston
Along with Houston, the film features many talented singers including
and Jordin Sparks . Cee-Lo Green
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The trailer reminds us how truly sensational and beautiful Whitney’s voice was, in addition to her unquestionable talent.
Whitney made sure to highlight her voice, because in the original version of
Sparkle the mother does not sing.
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The film is set in 1960s Detroit where three sisters form a singing group and become extremely famous -maybe too famous. As time goes on, the family starts to disband as a result of the rising popularity and everything becomes a struggle.
Whitney plays the mother of the three girls that guides them through their time in the spotlight.
In addition to her character, she also served as executive producer of the movie before her untimely death back in February.
Sparkle comes out in theaters on August 17th, so be sure to save the date!
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24 photos Launch gallery
1. Blue kisses.
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2. Beyonce and Blue Ivy...like mother, like daughter
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3. Basically twins.
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4. Bey and Blue snuggle
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5. Natural and beautiful in New York City.
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6. Blue Ivy in pigtails
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7. Blue Just Chillin'
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8. Rihanna chats with Blue Ivy at the Grammys.
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9. Supporting mommy, natural hair and all.
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10. Caught dancing on camera!
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11. Blue Ivy Playtime
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12. Flawless genes.
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13. Forget your beauty standards.
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14. Daddy duties.
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15. Blue's been natural since day one.
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16. Afro appreciation.
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17. Priceless moments.
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18. A Christmas memory.
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19. Going up!
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20. When your mom is Beyonce.
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21. Bey & Jay PDA
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22. Blue Ivy's Flourishing 'Fro
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23. Blue and Bey sending smooches
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24. A family affair
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