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by Dianna Ranere

The Color Purple | “A Bold New Take” Featurette

(L-r) PHYLICIA PEARL MPASI as Young Celie and HALLE BAILEY as Young Nettie. © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Get ready for the bold new take on The Color Purple from visionary Director Blitz Bazawule and Producers Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, Steven Spielberg and Scott Sanders. Only in theaters this Christmas.

TARAJI P. HENSON as Shug Avery. © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
(L-r) DANIELLE BROOKS as Sophia and COREY HAWKINS as Harpo. © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Warner Bros. Pictures invites you to experience the extraordinary sisterhood of three women who share one unbreakable bond in “The Color Purple.” This bold new take on the beloved classic is directed by Blitz Bazawule, a multi-medium artist whose breakout first feature is the highly acclaimed “The Burial of Kojo.”

COLMAN DOMINGO as Mister. © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
TARAJI P. HENSON as Shug Avery, FANTASIA BARRINO as Celie and DANIELLE BROOKS as Sophia. © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

“The Color Purple” stars Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”), SAG Award winner and Tony Award nominee Danielle Brooks (“The Color Purple,” “Orange Is the New Black”), Tony nominee and Emmy Award winner Colman Domingo (“Euphoria,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”), Tony Award nominee Corey Hawkins (“Six Degrees of Separation,” “In the Heights”), Oscar- and Grammy-winning artist H.E.R. (“Judas and the Black Messiah”), Grammy nominee Halle Bailey (“The Little Mermaid”), Oscar nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (“King Richard,” “Ray”), and Grammy-winning artist Fantasia Barrino in her major motion picture debut.