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The Color Purple 2023

Warner Bros. has released the official trailer for the highly anticipated remake of the classic 1985 drama, The Color Purple, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by author Alice Walker

About The Film: 

This bold new take on the beloved classic is directed by Blitz Bazawule and produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Scott Sanders, and Quincy Jones.

The original film, starring Whoopi Goldberg, is described as an epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry.

The Color Purple Movie Cast:

The Color Purple stars Taraji P. Henson as “Shug Avery,” Danielle Brooks as “Miss Sofia,” Colman Domingo as “Mister,” Corey Hawkins as “Harpo Johnson,” H.E.R. as “Squeak,” Halle Bailey as “young Nettie,” Ciara as “Nettie Harris,” Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor as “Mama,” and Fantasia Barrino (in her major motion picture debut) as “Miss Celie.”

The screenplay is by Marcus Gardley, based on the novel by Alice Walker and based on the musical stage play, book (of the musical stage play) by Marsha Norman, music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. 

The executive producers are Alice Walker, Rebecca Walker, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Carla Gardini, Mara Jacobs, Adam Fell, Courtenay Valenti, Sheila Walcott, and Michael Beugg.

Release Date:

The Color Purple will open in theaters on December 25, 2023. 

First Look Photos:

Watch The Trailers

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