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The Shade Purple goes to encourage audiences once more when the musical remake hits theaters on Christmas Day. On Might 22, Warner Bros. launched the trailer for the upcoming film starring American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino in her debut movie position.

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Fantasia Barrino in ‘The Shade Purple.’ (Warner Bros.)

The primary trailer exhibits the energy of the bond between Celie and her sister, Nettie. They’re separated as youngsters, and Celie has by no means forgotten about her sister in her grownup years. When she’s older, Shug Avery takes Celie underneath her wing. The footage options Fantasia displaying off her unbelievable vocals.

The trailer for director Blitz Bazawule‘s musical remake was first proven to audiences at CinemaCon in April. Oprah Winfrey, who performed Sofia within the 1985 movie and is a producer on the 2023 remake, was there with Blitz to current the footage. Oprah described the upcoming movie as a “celebration of sisterhood” that has each “magical realism” and “healthful, fantastic household goodness,” in keeping with IndieWire. “They’re survivors due to their internal energy, and that’s how Celie particularly finds her voice,” Oprah additionally mentioned. “And on this movie, boy does she have a voice.”

Halle Bailey
Halle Bailey in ‘The Shade Purple.’ (Warner Bros.)

The Shade Purple stars Fantasia, Colman Domingo, Taraji P. Henson, Corey Hawkins, Danielle Brooks, H.E.R., Ciara, Halle Bailey, David Alan Grier, and Aunjanue Ellis. Oprah is likely one of the producers alongside Steven Spielberg, who directed the 1985 flick. Quincy Jones, who composed the rating for the earlier film, can also be a producer.

The upcoming movie is a big-screen remake of the Tony Award-winning musical that was primarily based on Alice Novel‘s 1982 novel. The initiatives all inform the story of a Black girl named Celie who resides within the rural South in the course of the early 1900s. The primary movie primarily based on The Shade Purple was launched in 1985 and starred Oprah, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, and Danny Glover. It was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, together with Finest Image, Finest Actress for Whoopi, and Finest Supporting Actress for Oprah, however didn’t win in any of the classes.

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