Warner Bros. has recently released the much-anticipated first trailer for their upcoming rendition of the timeless classic, ‘The Color Purple.’
Set in America during the early 1900s, the film portrays the struggles of a young woman of color as she navigates a discriminatory society.
Halle Bailey takes on the role of Nettie, while Phylicia Mpasi portrays Celie, two sisters who find themselves trapped in an unfavorable position. Together, they yearn for a better life that would allow them to pursue their dreams and find a sense of belonging.
The trailer offers a glimpse into the compelling narrative and the emotional journey that awaits viewers in this highly anticipated film.
Steven Spielberg’s 1985 adaptation of ‘The Color Purple’ featured Whoopi Goldberg as Celie and Akosua Busia as Nettie.
The film received an impressive eleven Academy Awards nominations but shockingly failed to win any of the awards it was nominated for.
This unusual outcome in Oscars history highlighted the rarity of a film receiving multiple nominations across various categories without securing a single win.