The Color Purple Movie (2023):
The Color Purple is an upcoming American musical drama film adapted for the screen by Marcus Gardley from the 2005 stage musical of the same name, which is in turn based on Alice Walker’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name.
The film is directed by Blitz Bazawule and produced by Quincy Jones, Scott Sanders, Steven Spielberg, and Oprah Winfrey. It stars Fantasia, Colman Domingo, Halle Bailey, Corey Hawkins, Danielle Brooks, H.E.R., Ciara, Aunjanue Ellis, and Deon Cole.
The film was announced on November 2, 2018, and filming began in March 2022, with production taking place at Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island from March 16 to March 25. Filming officially wrapped in July 2022.
The Color Purple is scheduled to be released in the United States on December 20, 2023, by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The Color Purple Movie Information:
|Movie Name||The Color Purple|
|Release Date||December 20, 2023|
|Based on||The Color Purple|
by Alice Walker
The Color Purple
by Brenda Russell
Louis Gossett Jr.
David Alan Grier
Taraji P. Henson
|Directed by||Blitz Bazawule|
|Screenplay by||Marcus Gardley|
|Produced by||Quincy Jones|
|Cinematography by||Dan Laustsen|
|Edited by||Jon Poll|
|Music by||Brenda Russell|
|Production Companies||Amblin Entertainment|
Scott Sanders Productions
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Box Office Collection||TBA|
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The Color Purple Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
A musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel about the lifelong struggles of an African American woman living in the south during the early 1900s.
The Color Purple Movie Cast and Characters:
- Fantasia as Celie Harris Johnson
- Phylicia Mpasi as young Celie Harris Johnson
- Colman Domingo as Albert “Mister” Johnson
- Taraji P. Henson as Shug Avery
- Corey Hawkins as Harpo Johnson
- Danielle Brooks as Sofia
- H.E.R. as Mary “Squeak” Agnes
- Ciara as Nettie Harris
- Halle Bailey as young Nettie Harris
- Louis Gossett Jr. as Ol’ Mister Johnson
- David Alan Grier as Rev. Samuel Avery
- Aunjanue Ellis as Mama
- Tamela J. Mann as First Lady
- Deon Cole as Alfonso
- Stephen Hill as Henry “Buster” Broadnax
- Elizabeth Marvel as Miss Millie
- Jon Batiste as Grady
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