Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for The color purple, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Alice Walker and the musical adaptation of her 1982 novel.
The film revolves around Celie (the younger version is played by Phylicia Pearl Mpasi and the adult version by American Idol alum Fantasia Barrino), a black woman who lived in the American South in the early 20th century. The first trailer, released in May, showed Celie being separated from her sister Nettie (played by Halle Bailey and Ciara). Over the course of several years, the film explores Celie’s lifelong series of struggles.
In the new trailer, Celie and Nettie seem determined to find each other. The latest preview also shows off some of the musical performances in the new film and features the song ‘Push Da Button’.
The new musical version, which hits theaters December 25, also stars Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins and HER
Producer Oprah Winfrey, who starred in the 1985 film version (and earned an Oscar nomination for her performance), has called the 2023 adaptation a “celebration of sisterhood” that is “not your mother’s.” Color Purple.”
“As long as there is a need for people to feel what it means to be loved… there will be a need The color purpleWinfrey has said. “I believe this story will only get bigger in the future and will never get old.”
The movie musical comes nearly four decades after Steven Spielberg’s critically acclaimed 1985 film, which also starred Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Margaret Avery and was nominated for eleven Academy Awards. In addition to Winfrey, Spielberg also returns to produce the new version, alongside Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones.