Trailer for Whitney Houston's final film debuts
NEW YORK - Reuters
This Jan. 17, 2009 file photo shows singer Whitney Houston at the BET Honors in the Warner Theatre in Washington. AP photoThe trailer for Whitney Houston's final film, "Sparkle" debuted on Monday, offering a brief look at the last project made by the late singer and actress that she had hoped would help spur a career comeback.
Houston, who died suddenly in Los Angeles in February at the age of 48 of accidental drowning due to the effects of cocaine use and heart disease, appears sporadically in the trailer that was shown on Monday's "Today" show.