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New Trailer for ‘The Color Purple’ Gives a Better Look at The Upcoming Musical

The latest trailer for The Color Purple has been released online. Directed by Blitz Bazawule, with a screenplay written by Marcus Gradley adapting from the book of the same name by Alice Walker and musical stage play, the movie boasts an all-star cast comprised of Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Halle Bailey, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, and Fantasia Barrino.

While it is not considered a remake of Steven Spielberg‘s 1985 film, the filmmaker acts as an executive producer alongside Oprah Winfrey, whose performance in the film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Here is the plot synopsis:

“A story of love and resilience, THE COLOR PURPLE is a decades-spanning tale of one woman’s journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.”

Additionally, a poster was also released for the movie which you can look at below:

You can view the full trailer below and see the movie in theatres on Christmas Day:


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Written by Maxance Vincent

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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