Watch: Jordin Sparks Turns A Frown Upside Down In ‘Mister & Pete’

Jordin Sparks returns to the big screen for director George Tillman Jr.’s heartwarming cinematic offering The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete. Headlining duo Ethan Dizon and Skylan Brooks deliver a story of struggle and perseverance after experiencing hardships larger-than-they on the streets of Brooklyn.

The film, which made its brilliant debut at Sundance Film Festival, boasts a cast including Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and Anthony Mackie. Watch an exclusive sneak peek from the gritty drama where Sparks puts on a happy face for Dizon (Pete) and Brooks (Mister) below.

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete opens in select theaters Oct. 11.

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