On what would have been Whitney Houston’s 49th birthday, TriStar Pictures is honoring her memory by encouraging folks to check out the trailer for her final film. “Sparkle” comes out Aug. 17. (By the way here’s a link to the story about BeBe Winans’ book about her).
The trailer, which has actually been out for a while, includes a few moments that seem eerily prophetic.
“Was my life not enough a cautionary tale for you?” Houston’s character asks at one point. She stars as the mom of three daughters who start a Motown girls’ group.
Houston’s character is a former singer wary of the perils of showbiz. She sings “His Eye is On the Sparrow,” which is sure to be a moving moment on the big screen and seems destined for an iTunes release as a single.
Here is the trailer: