‘Sparkle’ Sneak Peek: ‘The Voice’ Coach Cee-Lo Green Performs ‘I’m a Man’ (VIDEO)
Talk about Lady Killer skills.
The Voice coach Cee-Lo Green has lent his vocals — and acting chops — for a movie preview of Whitney Houston’s final film, Sparkle.
In the freshly release sneak peek, a very different-looking Green performs his funky tune “I’m a Man,” which is also featured on the soundtrack, as a backdrop to new clips from the movie.
What can fans expect from Sparkle?
For one, Houston’s iconic vocals will be heavily featured in the film as the late songstress performs the gospel song “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” heard below.
A remake of the 1976 film of the same name, Sparkle revolves around three girls who form a singing group but struggles with the fame. It stars Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter as the singing trio — with Houston in her final role as the girls’ mother.
Houston passed away on Feb. 11 in Los Angeles. The L.A. County Coroner ruled the singer’s official cause of death as accidental drowning and confirmed that cocaine was found in her system.
Houston’s Sparkle costar Sparks paid tribute to music legend at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards by belting out Houston’s hit single “I Will Always Love You” at the awards show.
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