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Who plays Diana Ross in sparkle?

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Asked By: Aleh Anderfuhr | Last Updated: 27th March, 2020
Mary Wilson Of The Supremes On ‘Dreamgirls,’ ‘Sparkle,’ Diana Ross And Kelly Rowland. Billy Johnson, Jr. Whitney Houston’s last movie “Sparkle” will be released in August and tells the story of three sisters from Detroit and their pursuit of singing careers.

Keeping this in view, is sparkle the movie based on a true story?

Sparkle” is a remake of a 1976 film of the same name, which gave birth to the iconic Motown hit “Something He Can Feel” and was based loosely on the real-life rise to fame of Diana Ross and the Supremes.

One may also ask, how did sister die in Sparkle 1976? The rest of the movie shows the girls gigging around town, working their way up, but then breaking up with Sister gets involved with a guy named Satin, who gets her hooked on drugs and beats her. She dies, so the group breaks up, and Sparkle attempts to, well, sparkle on her own as a solo artist.

Also know, who is sparkle in the Supremes?

Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a remake of the 1976 film of the same title, which centered on three singing teenage sisters from Harlem who form a girl group in the late 1950s. The remake takes place in Detroit, Michigan in 1968 during the Motown era.

Who wrote the movie sparkle?

Mara Brock Akil

How old is sparkle?

44 years (May 13, 1975)

Did Lonette McKee sing in sparkle?

Lonette McKee has made two major movies in the last two years, for which she received excellent reviews. The first wasSparkle,” the story of three sisters who formed a singing group in Detroit. Miss McKee won her role in “Sparkle” indirectly, after having signed with the Nina Blanchard modeling agency.

What is Sparkle real name?

Stephanie Edwards

Is sparkle a real singer?

Stephanie Edwards (born May 13, 1975), better known by her stage name Sparkle, is an American R&B singer. She began her career in 1998 as a protégé of fellow Chicago native R. Sparkle is best known for her 1998 R&B debut hit single “Be Careful”.

How old was Irene Cara in sparkle?


Is Lonette McKee black?

Born in Detroit, Michigan, McKee was the second of three daughters of Dorothy McKee, of Swedish descent, and Lonnie McKee, an African American bricklayer and auto manufacturer employee. McKee’s older sister, Katherine “Kathy” McKee, is also an actress and performer.

What year did sparkle come out?

October 11, 2012 (Germany)

Is sparkle a color?

A color cannot be described, it cannot have limitations because a color is a figment of our imagination. If one does not consider glitter a color, then they are unimaginative, uncreative Homo sapiens. With a little imagination, glitter is a magical, captivating, and vibrant color. Don’t be colorphobic, embrace glitter!

Who is Dreamgirls based on?

The Supremes

Who died in sparkle?

Whitney Houston

What is Sparkle movie about?

In 1968, girl groups and the Motown sound are sweeping the nation. Despite their mother’s (Whitney Houston) misgivings, talented sisters Delores (Tika Sumpter), Sister (Carmen Ejogo) and Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) are taking Detroit by storm, and their dreams are even bigger. Their ambitious manager (Derek Luke) will do whatever it takes to make the big time, even if it means exploiting the sisters — and his love for Sparkle — for the foundation of a new musical empire.

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