Gabourey Sidibe & Russell Simmons Join the Cast Of Sparkle For The Tribeca Grand Hotel Premiere

Cast of ‘Sparkle’

Sparkle hits theaters on August 17th.  The film stars Jordin Sparks, Bre’ly Evans, Tamela Mann and the late Whitney Houston.  Everyone from celebrities to fans joined the cast of Sparkle at the movie premiere in the Tribeca Grand Hotel in SoHo on August 14th.  Gabby Sidibe isn’t apart of the cast but it was great to see showing support as well.

Celebrities come out to show support.

Rising Star, The Talented Bre’ly Evans

Jordan Sparks, who plays Sparkle in the film has slimmed down and looks amazing. I do miss her curves but she rocked that dress she was wearing. Red was an excellent choice for her.

 Tamela Mann Talks About New Music & Life After ‘Sparkle’

The entire cast looked amazing and everyone who came to support the film looked so beautiful and the gentlemen were debonair. For more information go to

Photo Credit: Mr. Jerome Shaw

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