‘The Color Purple’ trailer: Of sisterhood and navigating life as a Black girl in America in early 1900s

A nonetheless from ‘The Color Purple’
| Photograph Credit score: Warner Bros. Footage

Alice Walker’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple, which was tailored right into a Tony Award-winning musical and an Oscar-nominated characteristic movie in 1985 by Steven Spielberg, is coming again via yet-another characteristic movie adaptation. Warner Bros. Footage on Tuesday debuted the trailer of a brand new movie adaptation of the movie, directed by Blitz Bazawule.

Backed by Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones, the all-new tackle the basic is ready to open in theatres in North America on December 25 and internationally on 18 January 2024.

The 2-minute trailer reveals how Celie, after being separated from her sister Nettie, struggles as a Black girl dwelling within the American South of the early 1900s. Phylicia Mpasi and Fantasia Barrino play the younger and grownup variations of Celie, whereas Halle Bailey, Ciara play the younger and older variations of Nettie.

The Color Purple additionally stars Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., and Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor. The movie’s screenplay is written by Marcus Gardley and relies on each the novel, the musical stage play and the e book of the musical stage play by Marsha Norman.

The movie has cinematography by Dan Laustsen, manufacturing design by Paul Denham Austerberry, enhancing by Jon Ballot, and music by Kris Bowers, Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. Walker, Rebecca Walker, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Carla Gardini, Mara Jacobs, Adam Fell, Courtenay Valenti, Sheila Walcott and Michael Beugg are govt producing.

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