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The Color Purple (2023): Cast, Plot, Trailer, Release Date and Everything You Need to Know

The Color Purple (2023)’ is an upcoming American drama, musical film directed by Blitz Bazawule.

The writers of this film are Marcus Gardley (screenplay writer), Marsha Norman (musical book writer), Alice Walker (novel writer).

The movie is based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, itself based on the Alice Walker novel.

Producers of this film are Adam Fell, Carla Gardini, Mara Jacobs, Quincy Jones, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Scott Sanders, Steven Spielberg, Alice Walker, Rebecca Walker and Oprah Winfrey.

But what can we expect from ‘The Color Purple’? Here’s everything you need to know about ‘The Color Purple (2023)’.

‘The Color Purple (2023)’ Cast


We’ll update this as soon as there’s any official confirmation about the cast.

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‘The Color Purple’ Plot

Based on the 1982 epistolary novel of the same name, The Color Purple follows young Celie, an African American woman living in South America during the turn of the 20th century.

The show premiered on Broadway in 2005, and starred LaChanze as Celie. The 2015 Broadway revival was met with critical acclaim, including taking home the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, and starred Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks, and Jennifer Hudson.

The Color Purple is an unforgettable story of enduring love and triumph over adversity.

With a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life.

‘The Color Purple (2023)’ Release date

Warner Bros. has dated three upcoming features for 2023, including the Mad Max: Fury, Furiosa and The Color Purple musical.

We’re gonna take a deep breath! gonna hold our head up! Official announcement details have been made for the upcoming film adaptation of the Tony winning powerful & spiritual smash hit musical The Color Purple.

The film is set to be released in Movie Theaters everywhere on December 20th, 2023 from Warner Bros. Pictures, two days after the first film’s 38th anniversary.

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With today’s announcement of 2023 theatrical films, made by Warner Bros pictures group chairman Toby Emmerich, the studio notes the films are all set for a worldwide theatrical release.

The announcement comes on the heels of the studio’s industry-shaking decision to release all its 2021 films simultaneously on HBO Max and in theatres.

‘The Color Purple’ Trailer

Trailer is not available. Sorry for this. It’s still very early and the film hasn’t started production yet, so there are no trailers or video sneak peeks available.

With a 2023 release date we are hoping for trailer till a late 2022. We’ll update this as soon as there’s any official confirmation about the trailer.

Final words

Spielberg directed the original film adaptation of “The Color Purple” in the ’80s. It starred Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg and Winfrey. The coming-of-age story, adapted from Alice Walker’s 1982 novel, was turned into a Broadway musical in 2005.

After its 2005 Broadway debut featuring a Tony-winning performance from LaChanze as Celie, The Color Purple returned to Broadway in 2015 an acclaimed production from John Doyle.

‘The Color Purple (2023)’ is coming out on December 20th, 2023.

So, these are the major information about the film? Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.

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