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Cee-Lo Green Lands Lead Role In Remake Of ‘Sparkle’ Alongside Whitney Houston [Photos]

 

Cee-Lo Tapped To Star In ‘Sparkle’ Remake; R. Kelly Producing Soundtrack

Grammy winner Cee-Lo Green is joining Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks in the remake of the 1976 film Sparkle.

According to Variety, the Fuse TV host will be one of the stars in the music-themed drama that features actors Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick.

Jordin portrays Sparkle, a singer struggling to make it while Whitney plays her mother and Green is an opening act.

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R. Kelly is slated to work on the movie’s soundtrack and Derek Luke and Mike Epps are also acting in Sparkle.

As previously reported, Cee-lo will also be playing Raekwon’s father in an upcoming film and is in the lab with his Goodie M.O.b cohorts working on their reunion album.

As Cee-lo stays busy,

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Comment Comments: 3 Tags Tags: cee-lo green, r. kelly, whitney houston, mike epps
  • JustSaying, IMFO

    Not sure a “Sparke” remake nor Whitney is anything to brag about.

  • Greg

    What’s with the outdated and odd image of Whitney? Stop the nonsense. Of all the images she has out there. You select this, from 03 during a horrible time in her life? Really?

  • Ridiculous

    Now if the author could correct the Cee Lo mistake why not change the whitney picture. How rude