More news on the remake front (yes, we are getting as tired of writing it as you are reading it): Derek Luke
has been cast as the male lead in the remake of the 1976 film 'Sparkle.' The movie follows singer Sparkle Williams and her rise to fame. This time around, actress Jordin Sparks
will be playing Sparkle with Luke portraying Stix, a singer-songwriter in love with Sparkle. Starring alongside Sparks and Luke will be Whitney Houston, Mike Epps and Cee Lo Green.
If only we could get another Curtis Mayfield soundtrack out of this.
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