The first trailer for the upcoming “the color purple” movie, a musical reboot of the 1985 movie classic, based on the novel of the same name by Alice Walker.
With the new adaption, the original story will not
change, for that is the essence of The Color Purple. What will vary from the
original screenplay is the medium of presentation. This will not merely be a
dramatic acting, but one utilizing in a strong musical number.
Steven Spielberg 's 1985 film “the color purple” drove fans to tears of heartbreak, anger, and victory. The film, which was nominated for eleven Academy Awards, portrayed the adversity and triumph of Celie Harris, played by Whoopi Goldberg, and other black women in the south in the early 1900s.
It's a story of black female struggle, with elements that still hold true today in modern America. The film was adapted from Alice Walker's 1982 novel of the same name.
The 1985 film version was directed by Steven Spielberg a producer on the 2023 musical. In April, Winfrey appeared at CinemaCon in Las Vegas to debut a sneak peek of the film, telling the audience the 1985 film “was the biggest and most important thing that happened to me.” She added that it still holds “great personal meaning.”
The Broadway musical’s hit song “I’m Here” plays in the background of the trailer, which showcases the main cast, including Bailey, Barrino, Taraji p. Henson, H.E.R, Colman Domingo, Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, Corey Hawkins and Danielle Brooks.
“The Color Purple” is expected on December 20, 2023 the fans will be able to see the film in theaters
By Aline Umutoni