E! premiered a behind the scenes look into the “Sparkle” remake from Akil Productions (‘The Game’) and sat down with the film’s stars, Legendary diva Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks.

“Sparkle” tells the story of the title character; Sparkle, (Jordin Sparks) the youngest of three sisters and a music prodigy who struggles to becomes a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. Sparkle is from an affluent Detroit area, naive to the unexpected experiences her new life will bring as she and her two sisters blossom into a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era.

Jordin is also taking on a role that Aaliyah was preparing to play before her untimely death. Therefore, she will want to prove why she was the right choice for the role.

Check out the video below: