The Color Purple is an upcoming Hollywood musical coming-of-age period drama film directed by Blitz Bazawule from a screenplay by Marcus Gardley, based on the stage musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Alice Walker. The film is the second movie adaptation of The Color Purple. The first adaptation was made way back in 1985 by Steven Spielberg.
Spielberg and Quincy Jones return to produce this version, as do the producers of the stage musical, Scott Sanders and Oprah Winfrey, the latter of whom also starred as Sofia in the 1985 film. Here we have covered everything you need to know about The Color Purple, including the release date, cast, plot, trailer and more.
The Color Purple 2023 Release Date
The Color Purple 2023 will release on 25th December 2023 in theatres in the USA. The film is scheduled to release in the Christmas week to take benefit of the holidays when it comes to the box office collection. Warner Bros Pictures distribute it.
The Color Purple 2023 Cast
- Fantasia Barrino as Celie Harris Johnson
- Phylicia Mpasi as young Celie Harris Johnson
- Taraji P. Henson as Shug Avery
- Danielle Brooks as Sofia
- Colman Domingo as Albert “Mister” Johnson
- Corey Hawkins as Harpo Johnson
- H.E.R. as Mary Agnes (“Squeak”)
- Ciara as Nettie Harris
- Halle Bailey as young Nettie Harris
- Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor as Mama
- Louis Gossett Jr. as Ol’ Mister Johnson
- David Alan Grier as Rev. Samuel Avery
- Tamela J. Mann as First Lady
- Deon Cole as Alfonso
- Stephen Hill as Henry “Buster” Broadnax
- Elizabeth Marvel as Miss Millie
- Jon Batiste as Grady
The Color Purple 2023 Budget
The Color Purple 2023 is estimated to be made on a budget that exceeds the US $100 million mark. The correct figure for the budget of the film is yet to be shared by the makers, but we definitely know for sure that the budget of this film exceeds USD 100 million.
Also read: Kandahar 2023 Movie Budget and Box Office Collection Day
The Color Purple 2023 Plot
The traumas and eventual triumph of Celie, an African American adolescent raised in solitary rural Georgia, are depicted in The Color Purple as she learns to reject the crippling self-concept imposed on her by others. Through painfully honest letters to God, Celie tells the story of her life.
These are brought on when she becomes pregnant for the second time at the age of 14 after being raped by her abusive father, Alphonso, and he warns her not to tell anyone but God. As he did with her first child, Alphonso takes away the child after she gives birth, leading Celie to believe that both have been killed. Find out more by watching the film in the theatres on 25th December 2023.
The Color Purple 2023 Trailer
The Color Purple 2023 Box Office Collection Prediction
The Color Purple 2023 is expected to gross US $200 million at the box office. The film is expected to be a box office. The emotional and hard-hitting story of this film will relate to many viewers. First reviews are going to be very significant when it comes to the box office collection for The Color Purple 2023.
The Color Purple 2023 FAQs
- What is the release date of The Color Purple?
- The Color Purple is scheduled to release on 25th December 2023 in theatres in the USA.
- Who has directed The Color Purple 2023?
- Blitz Bazawule directed the film.
- What is the budget of The Color Purple?
- The Color Purple is estimated to be made on a budget of more than US $100 million.