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(I) (2012)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Salim Akil

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Mara Brock Akil ... (screenplay)
 
Joel Schumacher ... (story) and
Howard Rosenman ... (story)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Black (as Cee-Lo Green)
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Red (as Terrence J)
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Ms. Sara Waters (as Tamela Mann)
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Tune Ann (as Bre'ly Evans)
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Kem ...
Buddy (as Kem L. Owens)
Sarah Hansen ...
Doug Mingo ...
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David Regal ...
Cory Pritchett ...
Ham
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Stix's Opponent (as Robert Forte Shannon)
Margaret Scott ...
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Girl Group - Lead Singer
Fatima Morris ...
Girl Group - Back Up Singer #1
Keeley Morris ...
Girl Group - Back Up Singer #2 (as Keely Morris)
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Sparkle's Back Up Singer #1
Charmaine Jordan ...
Sparkle's Back Up Singer #2
Dalibor Stolevski ...
TV Host
Tiffany Alexander ...
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Rehearsal Dancer
Temecha Myers ...
Rehearsal Dancer
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Melora Rivera ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arnold Agee ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Church Member (uncredited)
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Woman With Wig (uncredited)
Michael Stephen Bryant ...
Orchestra Trumpeter (uncredited)
Michael W. Campbell Jr. ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Michael B. Clark ...
Officer Rapp (uncredited)
Deborah Claybaugh ...
Cliff Belles Patron / Prisoner (uncredited)
Andrew Dow ...
Detective (uncredited)
Sabrina Dungan ...
Record Store Patron (uncredited)
Tiffani Elise Edwards ...
Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)
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Audience Member (uncredited)
James Feaheny ...
Jacqueline Forton ...
Violinist (uncredited)
Steve Gast ...
Officer McKenzie (uncredited)
Pam German ...
Neighbor (uncredited)
David Glahn ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
Ron Heisler ...
County Coroner (uncredited)
Brett Hendrix ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Tim Jenkins ...
Guitarist (uncredited)
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Kissing Couple (uncredited)
Shirley Moon Koebbe ...
Audience Member (uncredited)
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Couple (uncredited)
Norine Marsh ...
Audience Member (uncredited)
Ralph H. Meyer ...
Coney Island Cook (uncredited)
Mikal ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Da'Ron Mitchell ...
Valet Worker / Bartender (uncredited)
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Patron in Audience (uncredited)
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Audience Member (uncredited)
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Orchestra Timpanist (uncredited)
Krishawn Peace ...
Church Girl (uncredited)
Ryan Pearson ...
Club Patron (uncredited)
Vincent Pelligrino ...
Orchestra Violinist (uncredited)
DaJuan Rippy ...
Driver (uncredited)
Nicholas Ritz ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Lin Rountree ...
Trumpet Player in Club (uncredited)
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Comedy Club Patron (uncredited)
Stephanie Schaberg ...
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Bar Patron (uncredited)
Gary Lee Simpson ...
Lawyer (uncredited)
Nikki Smith ...
Extra (uncredited)
Connie Sonnenberg ...
Orchestra (uncredited)
Eric Adam Swenson ...
Businessman (uncredited)
Eric Tuchelske ...
Audience Member (uncredited)
Mark Allan White ...
Taxi Driver 3 (uncredited)
Mozi Zhuli ...
Columbia Employee (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Salim Akil ... producer
Mara Brock Akil ... producer
Debra Martin Chase ... producer
Gaylyn Fraiche ... executive producer
Whitney Houston ... executive producer
T.D. Jakes ... producer
Avram 'Butch' Kaplan ... executive producer (as Avram Butch Kaplan)
Scott Putman ... executive producer
Howard Rosenman ... executive producer
Curtis Wallace ... producer
Derrick Williams ... co-producer

Music by 

Salaam Remi

Cinematography by 

Anastas N. Michos ... director of photography (as Anastas Michos)

Film Editing by 

Terilyn A. Shropshire

Casting By 

Tracy 'Twinkie' Bird ... (as Tracy 'Twinkie' Byrd)

Production Design by 

Gary Frutkoff

Art Direction by 

Gary Myers

Set Decoration by 

Tina Tottis

Costume Design by 

Ruth E. Carter

Makeup Department 

Shannon Bakeman ... key hair stylist
Marietta Carter-Narcisse ... makeup department head
Lauri Cuppetilli ... key makeup artist
Jasmine Kimble ... key hair stylist
Kimberly Kimble ... hair department head (as Kim Kimble)
Kym Lee ... key makeup artist
Zoe Brown ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Mia Collie ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Jessica Y. Hernandez ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Louise Holoday ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Kimberly Jones ... key makeup artist (uncredited) / special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Patricia Krupske ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Robbin Kujus ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Jayne Laube ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Avram 'Butch' Kaplan ... unit production manager (as Avram Butch Kaplan)
Nancy Kirhoffer ... post-production supervisor
Daniel A. Mondschain ... production supervisor (as Daniel Mondschain)
Scott Putman ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Christy Busby ... second second assistant director
Peter Dress ... second second assistant director (as Pete Dress)
Lisa Meier ... second assistant director: Los Angeles
Kevin O'Neil ... second assistant director
Darin Rivetti ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Justin Lamg ... set designer
Justin N. Lang ... set designer (as Justin Noble Lang)
Amie McCarthy ... property master (as Amie McCarthy-Winn)
Mark Sanger ... on-set dresser
David Stasiak ... propmaker
Kristie Thompson ... set decorator: Los Angele
Michael A. Watt ... leadman (as Michael Watt)
Andy Bays ... painter (uncredited)
David Boyd ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Drew Finos ... graphic designer (uncredited)
Amy Graham ... set dresser (uncredited)
Ronald Hill ... charge scenic (uncredited)
Deborah Jurvis ... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Gaby Kuhn ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Mark Kwiatkowski ... set dresser (uncredited)
Justin Mutschler ... set dresser (uncredited)
Paul Peabody ... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Bobby Rhodes ... set dresser (uncredited)
Brittin Richter ... props (uncredited)
Tom Sparkman ... signwriter (uncredited)
Kim Thrasher ... set buyer (uncredited)
Jim Warren ... set decoration buyer: additional (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Ryan Briley ... assistant sound editor
Robert Dehn ... sound studio manager
Craig Dollinger ... boom operator
Michael Faba ... sound utility (as Mike Faba)
Aaron Grice ... boom operator: Los Angeles
Kimberly R. McCord-Wilson ... dialogue editor
Bryan Mendoza ... sound utility: Los Angeles
Steven Morrow ... sound mixer (as Steve Morrow)
Beauxregard Neylon ... adr mixer
Jay Nierenberg ... supervising sound editor
Stuart Provine ... sound effects editor
Jonathan Wales ... sound re-recording mixer
Rickley W. Dumm ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Ginger Geary ... foley artist (uncredited)
Roy Machado ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Kevin Nanaumi ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Bob Sturgess ... special effects coordinator: Los Angeles
Dean Tyrrell ... special effects foreman
Jake Tyrrell ... special effects technician
Russell Tyrrell ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by 

Sean Apple ... compositing: Dilated Pixels
Natalie Coon ... roto artist: Dilated Pixels
P.J. Foley ... visual effects producer: Dilated Pixels (as PJ Foley)
Paul Linden ... visual effects supervisor: Dilated Pixels
Chucky Malko ... visual effects artist: Dilated Pixels
Chris Peters ... visual effects artist: Dilated Pixels
Efram Potelle ... visual effects supervisor: Dilated Pixels
T.J. Sakasegawa ... visual effects: Dilated Pixels (as TJ Sakasegawa)
Brian Skvarla ... visual effects artist: Dilated Pixels

Stunts 

Ele Bardha ... stunt coordinator
Amber Whelan ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Brad Baker ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Mike Bauman ... chief lighting technician: Los Angeles
Lucas Bielan ... camera operator (as Lukas Bielan) / director of photography: Los Angeles (as Lukas Bielan)
Marvin J. Bowie ... lighting technician
James Frank Brown ... video assist operator (as James Brown)
Alex Carr ... digital imaging technician: Los Angeles
Mike Conner ... assistant chief lighting technician
Joe Elrom ... digital loader
Scott Friedland ... key grip
Alicia Gbur ... still photographer
Andrew Hoehn Jr. ... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Andrew Hoehn)
Gregg Horvath ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Tucker Korte ... first assistant camera: Los Angeles
Jamie Lagerhausen ... key grip: Los Angeles
Seth A. Peschansky ... second assistant camera: Los Angeles (as Seth Paschansky)
Trevor Rios ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
David Schmalz ... video assist operator: Los Angeles
Anthony 'Spike' Simms ... chief lighting technician (as Anthony Simms)
John Wendling ... dolly grip
Felecia Hatcher Brown ... follow spot operator (uncredited)
Tom Cornell ... key rigging grip (uncredited)
Drew Dawson ... additional second assistant camera (uncredited)
Mike Dzialowski ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Geoff Ernst ... electrician (uncredited)
Ryan Faulkner ... grip (uncredited)
Jim Hentges ... grip (uncredited)
Kevin D. Hewitt ... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Brad Irvin ... rigging best boy electric (uncredited)
Mark Karavite ... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Brian Kelly ... rigging electric (uncredited)
Dean M. King ... key grip (uncredited)
Brad Knopf ... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Adam Kogelman ... grip (uncredited)
Joe Layson ... dolly grip (uncredited)
Casey McClurken ... grip (uncredited)
Chris McLeod ... electrician (uncredited)
Joe Miller ... best boy grip (uncredited)
Ted Nimz ... electrician (uncredited)
Cory O'Dea ... grip (uncredited)
Jedediah Shoemaker ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Carl F. Shuffett ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Stephen Smith ... additional camera loader (uncredited)
Lon Stratton ... camera operator (uncredited)
Keith Wandrei ... dolly grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Michelle Adams ... additional casting / casting associate
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Germán Legarreta ... casting assistant
Kathy Mooney ... casting: Michigan
Janet Pound ... casting: Michigan
Winsome Sinclair ... extras casting
Chris Bustard ... extras casting: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Brittany N. Grooms ... casting assistant (uncredited)
Jill Hamburgo ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Ryan Hill ... extras casting: Michigan (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Craig Anthony ... key set costumer
Mary Kasprzak ... set costumer
B. Michael ... wardrobe designer: Ms. Houston
Corey O'Sullivan ... set costumer
Devon Patterson ... costume supervisor (as Devon Patterson Wilson)
Anthony Rivera Jr. ... set costumer (as Anthony Rivera)
Chloe Ji Yoon ... Costume illustrator
Felecia Hatcher Brown ... additional costumer (uncredited)
Kathy Fennessy ... set costumer (uncredited)
Kimberly Leitz-McCauley ... set costumer (uncredited)
Barbara Marko ... costumer (uncredited)
Gina Nalli ... costumer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Paul E. Alderman ... first assistant editor (as Paul Alderman)
Mandy Arnold ... digital intermediate editor
Aziza Ngozi ... first assistant editor (as Aziza Ngozi Walker) / post-production assistant (as Aziza Ngozi Walker)
John Persichetti ... digital colorist
Morning Star Schott ... digital intermediate producer (as Morningstar Schott)
David Townsend ... post-production coordinator
Reed Whorton ... post-production assistant
Jim Passon ... color timer (uncredited)
Rob Randall ... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
Cat Rowe ... digital color assist (uncredited)
Benjamin Sutor ... on-line editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Todd Bozung ... supervising music editor
Tim Davies ... score arranged by
R. Kelly ... executive music consultant
Michael Mindingall ... piano coach: Jordin Sparks
Marvin Morris ... on-set music editor
Jaclyn Newman ... music editor
Frank Wolf ... song mixer
Spring Aspers ... music supervisor (uncredited)
Gregory Clark ... vocal coach: Tika Sumpter, Carmen Ejogo (uncredited)
Serge Courtois ... score assistant engineer (uncredited)
Kier Lehman ... music supervisor (uncredited)
Justin Moshkevich ... score mixer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Corey Askins ... transportation coordinator
Darrell Foley ... driver (uncredited)
Kimmie Knudsen ... driver: cast
Jim DePue ... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
Demond Dickerson ... driver (uncredited)
Jennifer Gonzalez ... driver: cast (uncredited)
Jonathon Isom ... hair/make-up driver (uncredited)
Kurt Knudsen ... driver: cast (uncredited)
Robert Middendorff ... driver (uncredited)
Dean Miller ... rigging electric driver (uncredited)
Frank Morreale ... unit driver (uncredited)
Franco Rea ... driver (uncredited)
Robert'Bob'Rice Sr. ... production van driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Benjamin Bourque ... assistant to mara brock akil
Alasdair Boyd ... location manager: Los Angeles
Jerome Butler ... dialect coach: Ms. Ejogo
Ulysses Carter ... assistant: Ms. Houston
Ian Courtney ... adt'l set production assistant
Joylene 'Jaeblaze' Frazer ... assistant choreographer
Tai Gaffney ... travel coordinator
Ryan Gomez ... first assistant accountant
George Goodwin ... second assistant accountant
Pennie-Marie Hawkins ... stand in/double
Jessica Heemskerk ... accounting clerk
David Hickey ... payroll accountant
Mary Jones ... assistant: Ms. Houston
Michael S. Jones ... location manager (as Michael Jones)
Nicholas Lazarus ... second second assistant accountant
Chelsea Leonowicz ... production assistant
Tim McClure ... location assistant
Larissa Michel ... production coordinator
Chris Raby ... production assistant
Bridget Reddeman ... key assistant location manager
Arian Simone Reed ... unit publicist
Melora Rivera ... assistant: Mr. Akil
Fatima Robinson ... choreographer
Marjorie Rudick ... assistant production coordinator
Kelly Schwarck ... production secretary
Emelia Rae Stark ... production assistant (as Emelia Tse)
Josh Stewart ... executive assistant: Ms. Chase
Joshua Stewart ... executive assistant: Ms. Martin Chase
Hirotatsu Taniguchi ... production assistant (as Hiro Taniguchi)
Julia Tasker ... script supervisor: Los Angeles
Carolyn Tolley ... script supervisor
Gena Varajon ... location assistant (as Gena Verajon)
Robert Voakes ... craft service
Ryan Whan ... production accountant
Mark Whitehead ... assistant: Ms. Chase
Josielyn Works ... production assistant
Andrew Amato ... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Iden Baghdadchi ... production assistant (uncredited)
Samuel Barill ... production assistant (uncredited)
Benjamin Benedetti ... post facilities manager (uncredited)
Leore Berris ... production assistant (uncredited)
Geralyn Clark ... production staff (uncredited)
Ideene Dehdashti ... base camp production assistant (uncredited)
Brian Durling ... production assistant (uncredited)
Pamela B. Green ... creative director: titles (uncredited)
Derrick Hanna ... production assistant (uncredited)
Pennie-Marie Hawkins ... stand-in: Carmen Ejogo (uncredited)
Thanh Hoang ... background crew (uncredited)
Elizabeth B. Jackson ... key craft service (uncredited)
Jason Jamal ... production assistant (uncredited)
Kellin Johnson ... production assistant (uncredited)
Dave Krieger ... location scout (uncredited)
Kelly Kropog ... production secretary (uncredited)
Darcy Leutzinger ... lead armorer (uncredited)
Kelli Parsons ... production assistant: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Christopher Stanback ... production associate (uncredited)
Matthew Traylor ... background production assistant (uncredited)
Jarik Van Sluijs ... titles (uncredited)
Joseph Victor ... production assistant (uncredited)
Daniel Warnock ... set production assistant (uncredited)
Jojuan Westmoreland ... stand-in: Cee-Lo Green (uncredited)
John C. Wise ... production assistant (uncredited)
James Wittenberg ... medic coordinator/set medic (uncredited)

Thanks 

Whitney Houston ... in loving memory of

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