Posts Tagged: the color purple

Aunjanue Ellis Joins The Cast Of ‘The Color Purple’

Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for SBIFF- Oscar award nominated actress Aunjanue Ellis has joined the cast of The Color Purple. She will play Celie and Nettie’s mother. Aunjanue is the new Hollywood “it” girl and joins a very loaded cast of super stars like Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Taraji P Henson, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R, Deon Cole, Ciara,… Read more »

BHM: 11 Books By Black Authors Adapted Into Movies

Some of the best movies out began as books written by Black authors.  For example, “Waiting to Exhale” was written by Terry McMillan in 1992 and later became a movie in 1995.  “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly began as a book, then became a movie with an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. “The Color… Read more »