Sparkle 11 years old

Celebrate the legend


Musical prodigy, Sparkle 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, she tries to balance a new romance with music manager Stix while dealing with the unexpected challenges her new life will bring as she and her two sisters strive to become a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era.


Sparkle Cast

Name Character
Tika Sumpter She was 32, now 44 years old as Delores
Carmen Ejogo She was 38, now 50 years old as Sister
Omari Hardwick He was 38, now 50 years old as Levi
Michael Beach He was 48, now 60 years old as Rev. Bryce
Curtis Armstrong He was 58, now 70 years old as Larry
Mike Epps He was 41, now 53 years old as Satin
Derek Luke He was 38, now 50 years old as Stix
Linda Boston as Sister Clora
Whitney Houston She was 49, 48 years old when she died as Emma
Tamela Mann She was 46, now 58 years old as Ms. Sara Waters
Jordin Sparks She was 22, now 34 years old as Sparkle
Brely Evans She was 39, now 51 years old as Tune Ann
Terrence Jenkins He was 30, now 42 years old as Red
Cee Lo Green He was 38, now 50 years old as Black
Sidi Henderson He was 47, now 59 years old as Mr. Bell

Sparkle Crew

Name Department
Gary Frutkoff as Production Design. Art
Ruth E. Carter as Costume Design. She was 52 (now 64) years old Costume & Make-Up
Anastas N. Michos as Director of Photography. Camera
Twinkie Byrd as Casting. He was 45 (now 57) years old Production
Terilyn A. Shropshire as Editor. Editing
Debra Martin Chase as Producer. She was 55 (now 67) years old Production
R. Kelly as Songs. He was 45 (now 57) years old Sound
Mara Brock Akil as Writer. She was 42 (now 54) years old Writing
Gary Myers as Art Direction. He was 60 (now 71) years old Art
Salim Akil as Director. He was 48 (now 60) years old Directing
Tina Tottis as Set Decoration. Art
Sparkle poster
Sparkle (11 years)

Celebrate the legend

  • Release day: Friday, August 17, 2012
  • Runtime: 116 minutes
  • Budget: 14000000.00
  • Revenue: 24637469.00