Whitney Houston and American Idol winner Jordin Sparks, together in the film Sparkle, release date in August. It would have been her final move, it was supposed to be her comeback role for the singer and actress, but now her shocking death occurred on Saturday and it will still go as planned.
The film will include the final songs ever recorded by Houston, reports Billboard.
“Like all those who knew and loved her, we are shocked and saddened and the world has lost an incomparable talent,” read a statement from Sony Pictures, the studio behind the project.
This remake of the 1976 movies also stars Sparks as one of the three singing sisters to make it to stardom despite drug addiction. Houston plays the sister mother, also she will be remembered for her role in the Bodyguard.