The Color Purple will be in theaters on December 25, 2023.
Warner Bros. Pictures is gearing up to transport audiences into the heart of an unbreakable sisterhood with their highly-anticipated upcoming film, “The Color Purple.” The visionary Blitz Bazawule directs the film. He is best known for his work on “The Burial of Kojo.” This reimagining of the beloved classic promises to captivate viewers with its potent storytelling. Producers of this film include Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Scott Sanders, and music legend Quincy Jones. The excitement around this project has reached new heights with the release of a brand-new trailer.
The film boasts a cast featuring some of the most remarkable talents in the industry. With the likes of Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Halle Bailey, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, and Fantasia Barrino, “The Color Purple” is set to deliver unforgettable performances that will resonate with audiences worldwide. The screenplay, written by the award-winning playwright Marcus Gardley, is inspired by Alice Walker’s seminal novel and the celebrated musical stage play adaptation by Marsha Norman, featuring music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray.