Watch Whitney Houston in the Sparkle trailer video which had an exclusive premiere on the Today Show. The first look at the legendary singer’s last movie role was broadcast on Mon. April 2, 2012. See it now and find out more below, after the jump.
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The footage was aired on the morning television program, as seen in the replay video above, after which Today Show co-anchors Matt Lauer, Ann Curry, as well as weatherman Al Roker, 4th hour co-host Kathie Lee Gifford and guest-co-host Pat O’Brien engaged in a discussion.
The highly anticipated movie is a remake of the 1976 original and will be released in theaters on August 17, 2012. The movie stars Whitney Houston as the mother of the title character who is portrayed by Jordin Sparks, singer-songwriter and season 6 American Idol winner, in her screen debut. Directed by Salim Akil, it additionally co-stars Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Cee Lo Green, and Vickie Winans among others.
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