Posts Tagged: the color purple

Usher, Fantasia Barrino, ‘Color Purple’ Honored At 55th NAACP Image Awards

Danielle Brooks, center, is joined onstage by fellow cast members from “The Color Purple,” after it won Outstanding Motion Picture during the 55th NAACP Image Awards, Saturday, March 16, 2024, at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) The film adaptation of the Broadway musical “The Color Purple” received well-deserved recognition at the NAACP… Read more »

‘The Color Purple’ Heads To Digital, DVD To Be Released Soon

Taraji P. Henson, from left, Danielle Brooks and Fantasia Barrino pose for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film ‘The Color Purple’ on Monday, Nov. 20, 2023 in London. (Scott Garfitt/Invision/AP)  ‘The Color Purple’ will be available to screen at home. Beginning Jan. 16th, fans will have the opportunity to purchase the musical for… Read more »

Fantasia Reveals She ‘Lost Everything’ Twice After Winning

Colman Domingo, left, a cast member in the new film “The Color Purple,” gives fellow cast member Fantasia Barrino a kiss at the Critics Choice Association’s Celebration of Cinema and Television: Honoring Black, Latino and AAPI Achievements, Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Fantasia’s personal life helped to… Read more »

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 »