The trailer for The Shade Purple – the brand new musical movie – has lastly arrived, and it offers you chills!
Sure, there was an outdated model launched in 1985 starring Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey, based mostly on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the identical identify a few Black lady rising up in Georgia within the early 1900s. Many years later, The Shade Purple obtained the Broadway remedy, incomes itself two Tony awards within the course of, and now nearly 40 years on because the traditional movie was launched, it’s hitting our screens as soon as once more.
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Who’s starring in The Shade Purple?
As The Shade Purple trailer reveals, the musical movie stars 2004’s American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino as Celie who nailed the position within the earlier Broadway manufacturing. Orange is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks is starring as Sophia (additionally reprising her stage position), The Little Mermaid’s Halle Bailey will play a younger Nettie Harris, Euphoria’s Colman Domingo is Mister, What Males Need’s Taraji P. Henson is Shug Avery and singer H.E.R is Mary “Squeak” Agnes.
Oprah, who starred as Sophia within the unique movie – and obtained a Finest Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her position – is serving as a producer on the movie alongside Steven Spielberg and Quincy Jones.
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What’s The Shade Purple about?
In keeping with Warner Bros. Footage, the movie is “a daring new tackle the beloved traditional” which “invitations you to expertise the extraordinary sisterhood of three girls who share one unbreakable bond.”
That’s about all they’re giving us to date, nevertheless the e book and unique 80s movie follows the story of Celie Harris who has two kids after being abused by her father, and is given away as a spouse to Albert “Mister” Johnson who additionally abuses each her and her sister Nettie. The ladies are separated and over time, Celie befriends Shug Avery, Mister’s mistress, growing a strong friendship along with her, and finally Sofia too, who marries Celie’s eldest son. When she reunites with Nettie, Celie learns to face as much as the abusive males in her life.
When will The Shade Purple be launched?
The discharge date for The Shade Purple is December 25, 2023.
(Characteristic Picture Credit score: Warner Bros. Footage)