Sparkle


2h 2012

Brief Synopsis

When it comes to your dreams, will you know when to make the right move? For 19-year-old Sparkle, an innocent, bubbly young woman growing up in late 1960s Detroit, making that leap has its rewards and its consequences. The girl who grew up admiring her mother and sisters and loving everything about singing would soon discover love, hurt, disappointment, independence and courage through music, and her quest to be a star.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

When it comes to your dreams, will you know when to make the right move? For 19-year-old Sparkle, an innocent, bubbly young woman growing up in late 1960s Detroit, making that leap has its rewards and its consequences. The girl who grew up admiring her mother and sisters and loving everything about singing would soon discover love, hurt, disappointment, independence and courage through music, and her quest to be a star.

Crew

Barbara Acklin

Song Performer

Michelle D. Adams

Casting Associate

Cannonball Adderley

Song Performer

Mara Brock Akil

Producer

Mara Brock Akil

Screenplay

Salim Akil

Producer

Paul Alderman

Assistant Editor

James Alexander

Song

Craig Anthony

Set Costumer

Sean Apple

Compositor

Nickolas Ashford

Song

Corey Askins

Transportation Coordinator

Nicholas August

Other

Nicholas August

Screenplay (Uncredited)

Shannon Bakeman

Hair Stylist

Brad Baker

Assistant Camera

Hank Ballard

Song Performer

Hank Ballard

Song

Gordon Banks

Song

Ele Bardha

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Bauman

Chief Lighting Technician

Lucas Bielan

Director Of Photography

Lucas Bielan

Camera Operator

Lucas Bielan

Dp/Cinematographer

Aloe Blacc

Song Performer

Aloe Blacc

Song

Alasdair Boyd

Location Manager

Todd Bozung

Music Editor

Walter M Breeland

Song

Leslie Bricusse

Song

James Brown

Song

James F Brown

Video Assist/Playback

James Brown

Video Assist/Playback

Pete Brown

Song

Jack Bruce

Song

Christy Busby

Assistant Director

Paul Buskirk

Song

Tracy Byrd

Casting Director

Ronnie Caldwell

Song

Charles Carpenter

Song

Alex Carr

Film Lab

Ruth Carter

Costume Designer

Ulysses Carter

Assistant

Marietta Carter-narcisse

Makeup

Ben Cauley

Song

Debra Martin Chase

Producer

Eric Clapton

Song

Alfred Cleveland

Song

Mike Conner

Chief Lighting Technician

Natalie Coon

Rotoscope Artist

Carl Cunningham

Song

Lauri Cuppetilli

Makeup Artist

Tim Davies

Music Scoring Mixer

Carl Davis

Song

Robert Dehn

Sound

Craig Dollinger

Boom Operator

Tommy Dorsey

Song

Peter Dress

Assistant Director

Carmen Ejogo

Song Performer

Joe Elrom

Loader

Mike Faba

Sound

Andy Farber

Song Performer

Andy Farber

Song

Warren Felder

Song

P.j. Foley

Visual Effects Producer

Gaylyn Fraiche

Executive Producer

Aretha Franklin

Song Performer

Joylene Frazer

Choreographer

Scott Friedland

Key Grip

Gary Frutkoff

Production Designer

Charles Gabriel

Song

Tai Gaffney

Travel Coordinator

Charlie Gambetta

Song

Marvin Gaye

Song Performer

Alicia Gbur

Still Photographer

Ryan Gomez

Accounting Assistant

Kenneth Goodloe

Song

Theodore Goodloe

Song

George Goodwin

Accounting Assistant

Cee-lo Green

Song Performer

Cee-lo Green

Song

Aaron Grice

Boom Operator

Charles Harmon

Song

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Lee Hazlewood

Song

Jessica Heemskerk

Accounting Clerk

David Hickey

Payroll Accountant

Buddy Hobgood

Song

Andy Hoehn

Assistant Camera

Gregg Horvath

Assistant Camera

Whitney Houston

Song Performer

Whitney Houston

Executive Producer

T.d. Jakes

Producer

Joe C Jones

Song

Mary Jones

Assistant

Michael David Jones

Location Manager

Avram Kaplan

Executive Producer

Avram Kaplan

Unit Production Manager

Mary Kasprzak

Set Costumer

Claude Kelly

Song

R. Kelly

Music

R. Kelly

Song

Jasmine Kimble

Hair Stylist

Kimberly Kimble

Hair

Nancy Kirhoffer

Post-Production Supervisor

Matthew Tucker Korte

Assistant Camera

Jamie Lagerhausen

Key Grip

Justin Lang

Set Designer

Nicholas Lazarus

Accounting Assistant

James E Lee

Song

Kym Lee

Makeup Artist

Robert Lee

Song Performer

Robert Lee

Song

Shirley Ann Lee

Song

Shirley Ann Lee

Song Performer

Chelsea Leonowicz

Production Assistant

Paul Linden

Visual Effects Supervisor

Chucky Malko

Visual Effects

C D Martin

Song

Curtis Mayfield

Song

Amie Frances Mccarthy-winn

Property Master

Tim Mcclure

Location Assistant

Kimberly R Mccord

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Lisa Meier

Assistant Director

Bryan Mendoza

Sound

B Michael

Wardrobe

Larissa Michel

Production Coordinator

Leon Michels

Song

Anastas Michos

Director Of Photography

Anastas Michos

Dp/Cinematographer

Michael Mindingall

Coach

Daniel A. Mondschain

Production Supervisor

Marvin Morris

Music Editor

Steven A. Morrow

Sound Mixer

Nicholas Anthony Movshon

Song

Gary Myers

Art Director

Peter Nashel

Song

Willie Nelson

Song

Anthony Newley

Song

Jaclyn Newman

Music Editor

Jay Nierenberg

Sound Designer

Waynne Nugent

Song

Kevin O'neill

Assistant Director

Corey O'sullivan

Set Costumer

Devon Patterson

Costume Supervisor

John Persichetti

Colorist

Seth Peschansky

Assistant Camera

Chris Peters

Visual Effects

Efram Potelle

Visual Effects Supervisor

Janet Pound

Casting

Stuart Provine

Sound Effects Editor

Scott Putman

Unit Production Manager

Chris Raby

Production Assistant

Eugene Record

Song

Bridget Reddeman

Assistant Location Manager

Salaam Remi

Music Composer

Trevor Rios

Assistant Camera

Kevin Risto

Song

Anthony Rivera

Set Costumer

Melora Rivera

Assistant

Darin Rivetti

Assistant Director

Fatima Robinson

Choreographer

William Robinson Jr.

Song

Zvi Howard Rosenman

Executive Producer

Zvi Howard Rosenman

Story By

Marjorie Rudick

Assistant Production Coordinator

T.j. Sakasegawa

Visual Effects

William Nelson Sanders

Song

Mark Sanger

On-Set Dresser

David Schmalz

Video Assist/Playback

Morningstar Schott

Film Lab

Joel Schumacher

Story By

Kelly Schwarck

Production Secretary

Terilyn A. Shropshire

Editor

Jeffrey Silverman

Song

Anthony Simms

Chief Lighting Technician

Nina Simone

Song Performer

Valerie Simpson

Song

Gerald Marvin Sims

Song

Nancy Sinatra

Song Performer

Winsome Sinclair

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Brian Skvarla

Visual Effects

Jordin Sparks

Song Performer

The Silver Stars

Song Performer

Josh Stewart

Assistant

Sly Stone

Song

Bob Sturgess

Special Effects Coordinator

Tika Sumpter

Song Performer

Hirotatsu Taniguchi

Production Assistant

Julia Tasker

Script Supervisor

Tammi Terrell

Song Performer

Kristie Thompson

Set Decorator

Bobby Timmons

Song

Carolyn Tolley

Script Supervisor

Tina Sanjian Tottis

Set Decorator

David Townsend

Post-Production Coordinator

Emelia Tse

Production Assistant

Dean Tyrrell

Special Effects Foreman

Jake Tyrrell

Special Effects Technician

Russell Tyrrell

Special Effects Coordinator

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Grammy-nominated R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died at the age of 22 in a plane crash on Saturday August 25, 2001. Aaliyah, the singing sensation whose full name was Aaliyah Haughton, was attached to star.

Wide Release in United States August 17, 2012

Remake of "Sparkle" (USA/1976), directed by Sam O'Steen and starring Irene Cara.

Raven Symone was previously attached to star and her manager Christopher Pearman was previously attached to produce.

Wide Release in United States August 17, 2012