A s we have been reporting, the incorporable, Whitney Houston has successfully made it to Detroit for the filming of the movie “Sparkle”. Whitney is said to have a supporting role in “Sparkle,” playing a gospel singer, and will be performing two songs in the movie. It appears the Diva’s first shooting scenes, where in the church, with Whitney singing, “He’s Eye Is On The Sparrow.” Find out what those on the set had to say about Whitney’s performance, after the click. The remake of a 1976 movie about a musical sister act, also stars, Jordin Sparks, Mike Epps, Derek Luke, Omari Hardwick, Tika Sumpter, Carmen Ejogoand the film will also feature, Cee-Lo Green. Directing the film is Salim Akil and Whitney is one of the executive producers, along with T.D. Jakes.
Debra Martin Chase (One of the producer of Sparkle)
Whitney sang “His Eye Is On The Sparrow” yesterday in a Sparkle scene and made everyone cry. Amazing! But can’t do clips yet.
Jamar D. Jakes (Exec. at Bishop T.D. Jakes Presents Productions)
Whitney is killing this role! Owning it!
Charles Martin (Gospel Artist)
The movie is “Sparkle” and the scene with Whitney Houston singing was phenomenal! Actors and crew were crying! We had church!
Brandon L. Williams (Grammy Nominated Producer/Musician)
It was VERY heavy on set today. Whitney Houston sang “His Eye Is On the Sparrow” & literally cried for 30 minutes. Amazing!!!! Whitney sounds INCREDIBLE!!! I’m here to tell you that SHE’S BACK!! I watched & experienced vocal perfection today.
Tika Sumpter (Actress)
There is no one like Whitney Houston, Period! I still have chills!
Jawan Jackson (Extra on Sparkle)
The more, Whitney sang the more and more people started to go in! It turned real really quick. I just hope the cameras weren’t on me. When I tell y’all, we ALL caught the Spirit when Whitney Houston performed “His Eye Is on the Sparrow.” Whitney Houston just did her thing on set! The church scene really turned into church!! She was trying to sing for real!!
Harvey Mason Jr. (Music Producer for Sparkle soundtrack)
She was great! Worked hard and nailed her vocal. She is in good voice right now. One song so far, one left to do. She sounds great! Fans will be happy.
Whitney Houston looked a picture of beauty as she poses with Mike Epps on the set of “Sparkle”.