‘The Color Purple’ Trailer Has Arrived

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The long-awaited trailer for The Color Purple musical has arrived.

On Could 23, Warner Bros debuted the official trailer for the brand new and accredited adaptation of the Alice Walker novel, which impressed the 1985 award-winning movie directed by Steven Speilberg.

Blitz Bazawule, identified for his directorial work on movies akin to The Burial of Kojo and Beyoncé’s beautiful visible album, Black is King, directed the daring revamp of the traditional story.

The brief trailer provides viewers a glimpse of the movie’s star-studded solid. Halle Bailey makes her debut as Nettie, the sister of the movie’s most important character Celie, performed by award-winning singer and Broadway star Fantasia Barrino. Additional alongside within the trailer, followers see Taraji P. Henson shine because the sassy Jazz singer Shug Avery whereas Danielle Brooks makes her highly-anticipated debut as Sophia.

The all-star solid contains heavy hitters Colman Domingo, Louis Gossett Jr., Corey Hawkins, David Alan Grier, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, H.E.R., Ciara, Jon Batiste and Deon Cole.

In a press release, Oprah Winfrey, who starred as Sofia within the 1985 film reverse Whoopi Goldberg as Celie, gushed about being one of many producers behind the beloved challenge.

“The explanation this second is so vital is as a result of for so long as there’s a want for self-discovery, self-empowerment, so long as there’s a want for victory in somebody’s life, so long as there’s a want for individuals to know what it feels wish to be beloved up and to be made full and entire by means of someone else’s love, there will probably be a necessity for The Color Purple,” the TV titan stated.

Winfrey, 69, added, “We’ve our iteration now popping out on December 25. I consider that sooner or later, this story simply grows, and it by no means grows outdated. I imply, this story not solely nonetheless resonates nearly 40 years later, nevertheless it’s a narrative that we revisit, we quote, we discuss. It’s part of our each day lives as if it simply got here out yesterday.”

The Color Purple will hit theaters December 25. Watch the total trailer for the Blitz Bazawule-directed musical under.



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