Whitney was one of the driving forces behind bringing a remake of the 1976 musical Sparkle to the screen. Playing the mother of three sisters who rise to fame as singers, and also deal with the consequences of fame and drug abuse, she will never have the chance to see if the film is a hit or not. It is now slated for release on August 10th, 2012. Let’s hope it will serve as a lasting legacy to Whitney on film.
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