The tragic passing of Whitney Houston has brought a LOT of unexpected attention to her last film, Sparkle.
In fact… the musical film is getting so much buzz, it's being made into a novel AND a full-blown Broadway musical!!
AH! Think of the costumes!
At THIS moment, Joel Schumacher is penning 5 new songs to add to those written by Curtis Mayfield and R. Kelly for the flick, to take an NYC stage. OMG, it's gonna be SO good!
Sparkle the book is currently being finalized, and will be released a little over a week before the film in Aug.
With all the cray cray hype the movie better be