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ABFF2011 Highlights: Now w/ Audio, Paula Patton Talks Being Offered Role in Akils' "Sparkle" Remake

Shadow and Act By Jasmin | Shadow and Act July 10, 2011 at 11:22AM

Updating this with the actual audio recording of the segment where the news is revealed... listen to it at the bottom of this post.
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Updating this with the actual audio recording of the segment where the news is revealed... listen to it at the bottom of this post.

Paula Patton ABFF 2011 - "Sparkle" Reveal by Shadow And Act

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This just in from Tambay, live at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF):

Paula Patton just revealed at an ABFF talk that she's been offered a role in the Sparkle remake that's in the works by Salim and Mara Brock Akil (the team behind Jumping the Broom).

Patton didn't confirm which role, but an offer has been made and is under consideration. She did say that they wanted her very specifically from the beginning.

I can take a wild guess what role Patton would play, but I'll leave conjecture up to our readers.

So, what say you? Can you see Patton being a good fit for the Sparkle remake, and if so, in which role?

If you're not familiar with the 1976 version of Sparkle, we'll leave you with a glimpse of the original, starring Irene Cara, Dwan Smith, and Lonette McKee:

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