“The Colour Purple” trailer has arrived! Followers have lastly gotten a glimpse of the extremely anticipated “daring new take” on the beloved story starring Fantasia, Danielle Brooks, Halle Bailey and others.
As theGrio beforehand reported, the upcoming movie is an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of the traditional Alice Walker novel of the identical title. Barrino, who makes her main movement image debut and who leads the movie as Celie (Whoopi Goldberg’s character within the authentic movie), took on the position in 2007 through the musical’s first Broadway run.
The trailer kicks off with Younger Celie (Phylicia Mpasi) and her sister Nettie (“The Little Mermaid” star Halle Bailey). Fantasia’s rendition of the famed 11 o’clock quantity from the musical, “I’m Right here,” underscores the trailer, which introduces the supporting solid, together with Colman Domingo as Mister, Danielle Brooks as Sofia, and Taraji P. Henson as Shug Avery, in addition to H.E.R. (Squeak) and Corey Hawkins (Harpo).
Bailey’s Nettie narrates on the finish of the trailer, “Pricey Celie, we’re extra than simply kings and queens. We’re on the heart of the universe.” Try the trailer beneath:
As theGrio beforehand reported, Brooks reprises the position of Sofia within the movie after starring within the 2015 Broadway revival of the musical alongside Tony winner Cynthia Erivo. Oprah Winfrey, who earned a Greatest Supporting Actress nomination in 1985 for originating the position of Sofia, joins the movie as a producer alongside Steven Spielberg (who directed the unique movie), Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones.
“The Colour Purple” is scheduled to premiere Dec. 25 in North American theaters and starting on Jan. 18, 2024 internationally.
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