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The Color Purple Movie Debuts New Trailer

Warner Bros. Pictures has brought online the official trailer for The Color Purple movie, the new take on the beloved classic opening in theaters Christmas Day. You can watch the trailer using the player below.

Directed by Blitz Bazawule (Black Is KingThe Burial of Kojo) and produced by Oprah WinfreySteven Spielberg, Scott Sanders and Quincy JonesThe Color Purple movie is about the extraordinary sisterhood of three women who share one unbreakable bond.

The Color Purple Movie Debuts New Trailer

The Color Purple movie stars Taraji P. Henson (What Men WantHidden Figures), Danielle Brooks (PeacemakerOrange Is the New Black), Colman Domingo (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Fear the Walking Dead), and Corey Hawkins (“In the Heights,” “BlacKkKlansman”).

The cast also includes H.E.R. (Judas and the Black MessiahBeauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration), Halle Bailey (The Little MermaidGrown-ish), Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor (King RichardIf Beale Street Could Talk), and Fantasia Barrino (in her major motion picture debut).

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The screenplay is by Marcus Gardley (MaidThe Chi), based on the novel by Alice Walker and based on the musical stage play, book (of the musical stage play) by Marsha Norman, music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray.

The executive producers are Alice Walker, Rebecca Walker, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Carla Gardini, Mara Jacobs, Adam Fell, Courtenay Valenti, Sheila Walcott and Michael Beugg.

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Joining director Bazawule behind the camera are director of photography Dan Laustsen (John Wick: Chapter 4The Shape of Water), production designer Paul Denham Austerberry (The FlashThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse) and editor Jon Poll (BombshellThe Greatest Showman).

The choreographer is Fatima Robinson (Coming 2 AmericaDreamgirls) and the costumes are designed by Francine Jamison-Tanchuck (EmancipationOne Night in Miami…).

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The music supervisors for The Color Purple movie are Jordan Carroll (The Greatest ShowmanGodfather of Harlem) and Morgan Rhodes (Space Jam: A New LegacySelma); the music is by Kris Bowers (King RichardGreen Book); and the executive music producers are Nick Baxter (BabylonCODA), Stephen Bray (RespectJuanita) and Blitz Bazawule.

Warner Bros. Pictures is presenting a Harpo Films Production, an Amblin Entertainment Production, and a Scott Sanders Production/a QJP Production. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures and is set to open in theaters in North America on December 25, 2023 and internationally beginning 18 January 2024.

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