Monday 13 February 5:47 p.m.
WHITNEY HOUSTON recorded will feature in her new film
She will sing
one track on camera while the other, a duet with her movie daughter Jordin
Sparks, will play over the remake's closing credits.
multiple reports, the duet Celebrate was written by R. Kelly.
Sparkle is in
post-production and on schedule, according to Sony Pictures executives. It is
scheduled to hit cinemas this summer.
The movie, a
remake of FAME star Irene Cara's 1976 rags-to-riches story, was set to launch Houston's movie comeback
- it is her first film since The Preacher's Wife in 1996.
Houston had been working
on the project for over a decade and initially wanted tragic Aaliyah to play
her daughter in the film. The soul singer died in a plane crash in 2001.
Cee Lo Green
also appears in the movie.