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  1. Posthumous Roles: 15 Stars Who Appeared on the Big Screen After Their Death

    3:19 pm PDT 08/17/2012
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    Whitney Houston died tragically six months before the highly anticipated release of her film "Sparkle," which had been widely expected to mark the troubled singer's career comeback. THR looks back at Aaliyah, Heath Ledger and other stars who were featured in memorable roles following their deaths. READ MORE

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  2. 'Sparkle' Premiere Celebrates Whitney Houston's Life, Legacy

    10:12 am PDT 08/17/2012
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    The late singer's mother and daughter attended the red carpet event in Hollywood on Thursday. READ MORE

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  3. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Expendables 2,' 'Sparkle,' 'Cosmopolis' and More

    9:00 pm PDT 08/16/2012
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    Wondering which film to go see this weekend? Check out what THR's critics say about those movies and others -- including "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" and "ParaNorman" -- that are opening this week. READ MORE

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  4. Box Office Preview: 'Expendables 2' Set to Take Down 'Bourne Legacy'

    6:42 pm PDT 08/16/2012
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    Three other new films also will vie for a top spot on the marquee: musical drama "Sparkle," animated family entry "ParaNorman" and Wednesday opener "The Odd Life of Timothy Green." READ MORE

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  5. 'Sparkle' Sisters on Building an 'Authentic' Family Dynamic (Video)

    12:46 pm PDT 08/16/2012
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    Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter tell THR that "family is everything" in the Sony/TriStar remake. READ MORE

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  6. Sparkle: Film Review

    11:00 am PDT 08/16/2012
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    In her final acting role, Whitney Houston portrays the imperious matriarch of a late '60s-era girl group featuring Jordin Sparks as an aspiring soul diva. READ MORE

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  7. Jordin Sparks on Her 'Sparkle' Role: 'I Didn't Suck as Bad as I Thought I Did!'

    10:44 am PDT 08/15/2012
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    The "American Idol" winner tells THR about her emotional response to her big-screen debut alongside Whitney Houston. READ MORE

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  8. Remembering Whitney Houston: Jordin Sparks Shares the Real Story Behind 'I Have Nothing' (Video)

    8:38 am PDT 08/10/2012
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    The "Sparkle" star tells THR her favorite memory of working with the late music icon. READ MORE

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  9. Whitney Houston Greatest Hits Album Coming This Fall

    4:31 pm PDT 08/09/2012
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    RCA Records is releasing the first authoritative compilation spanning the late singer's career. READ MORE

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  10. Hollywood's Undercover Hitmakers: Salim and Mara Brock Akil

    9:00 am PDT 08/09/2012
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    They're black, Muslim and gorgeous in an industry not known for its diverse embrace. Yet the husband and wife have made one Hollywood winner after another, and now have Whitney Houston's final film, "Sparkle," as their biggest bet yet. READ MORE

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  11. 'Sparkle' Power Couple Open Up About Whitney Houston's Final Performance

    9:00 am PDT 08/09/2012
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    "I'm not saying I was oblivious to who Whitney Houston was," Salim tells THR of the singer, who died of a drug-related drowning. "I grew up around people with a bunch of serious problems." READ MORE

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  12. Whitney Houston's Final Performance Teased in 'Sparkle' Trailer (Video)

    9:39 pm PDT 08/04/2012
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    Cee-Lo Green’s rendition of "I’m a Man” serves as a backdrop for a quick look at the late singer's role in the film. READ MORE

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  13. Whitney Houston's Death and the Grammy Awards Scramble: Timeline of a Tragedy

    5:48 pm PDT 08/03/2012
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    The 54th annual Grammy Awards will go down in TV history not just as a result of its six 2012 Emmy nominations, but because, in the wake of Whitney Houston's unexpected death, the telecast pulled off the impossible: reconstructing a run-of-show some 36 hours before the curtain lifted. READ MORE

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  14. 'Just Wright' Scribe Tapped for 'Waiting to Exhale' Sequel (Exclusive)

    6:59 pm PDT 07/25/2012
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    Michael Elliott is currently rewriting "Guarding Cole" for the Disney Channel and working on "Looking for Jimmy Lee," which will mark the directorial debut of actor Boris Kodjoe. READ MORE

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  15. 'American Idol' Takes on Mariah Carey: 6 Stellar Covers of Her Hits (Video)

    3:11 pm PDT 07/25/2012
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    Kelly Clarkson, David Cook, Jessica Sanchez and even Bikini Girl has dived into the diva's songbook. THR takes a look back at a few of the Fox show's most memorable Mariah-inspired performances. READ MORE

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  16. Teen Choice Awards 2012: 'Sparkle' Star Jordin Sparks Talks 'Incredible' Whitney Houston (Video)

    9:49 pm PDT 07/22/2012
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    The "American Idol" alum tells THR that the process of promoting her first feature film has been "bittersweet," but insists that her idol is "up there watching." READ MORE

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  17. Whitney Houston Exhibit to Open at Grammy Museum

    8:25 pm PDT 07/20/2012
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    "Whitney! Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Whitney Houston" will open Aug. 15 and run through February 2013. READ MORE

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  18. In Honor of Independence Day, 5 Great Patriotic TV Moments (Video)

    8:28 pm PDT 07/03/2012
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    From Whitney Houston's rendition of "Star Spangled Banner" to Mary Lou Retton's perfect 10, take a look at five fantastic TV memories. READ MORE

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  19. 'Sparkle' Official Track Listing Features Whitney Houston's Last Recordings, 7 Songs by Jordin Sparks

    7:00 am PDT 07/02/2012
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    The movie's soundtrack, due out July 31, includes the singles "Celebrate," a duet produced by R. Kelly, and gospel hymn "His Eye is on the Sparrow," sung by the late R&B star. READ MORE

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  20. Ray Chew on Whitney Houston Tribute: BET Awards 2012

    11:49 pm PDT 07/01/2012
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    The show's music director, Ray Chew, talks with THR about the Whitney Houston Tribute at the 2012 BET Awards. READ MORE

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  21. BET Awards 2012: Network President on How the Show's A-List Whitney Houston Tribute Came Together

    11:40 pm PDT 07/01/2012
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    "We wanted a tribute that included family, peers, people that Whitney Houston had influenced and people who had influenced Whitney Houston," executive Stephen Hill told reporters after the show. READ MORE

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