FIRST PIC: Jordin Sparks, Tika Sumpter, & Carmen Ejogo Ready Their "Sparkle" Characters
The Sparkle girls are ready for their close-ups! The new Sparkle remake is already in rehearsals, and co-stars Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, and Jordin Sparks had their first meet-up recently.
Deets and pics inside...
Both Jordin and Tika tweeted pics of the ladies from their rehearsal day in L.A. for the upcoming ‘Sparkle’ remake by Salim and Mara Brock Akil.
Carmen, who's been married to James Bond actor Jeffrey Wright for 11 years, will play the role of "Sister." Tika is set to play "Delores." And Jordin is the lead playing "Sparkle."
Whitney Houston will likely play the mother and Derek Luke will play the role of "Stixx." Omari Hardwick will play "Levi" and Cee-Lo has been added as an opening act role. And R. Kelly signed on for the soundtrack.
EDIT: Post updated with new info from EW.