The Color Purple Movie

The Color Purple movie is currently in Development

November 5, 2018 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Variety said the musical is in the "early stages of development and will next look to land a writer".

Who's Involved:

Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Scott Sanders, Quincy Jones

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

The Color Purple Plot: What's the story?

A decades-spanning tale of a black woman named Celie, who grows up in poverty in the American South and endures harsh treatment from her stepfather, husband and others in her life, which tests her faith in God and humankind.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Color Purple?

  1. The musical, with a book by playwright Marsha Norman, and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, began on Broadway in 2005.
  2. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Color Purple?

A look at the The Color Purple behind-the-scenes crew and production team.

Directors

Screenwriters

Producers

Quincy Jones
Scott Sanders
Steven Spielberg
Oprah Winfrey

Production Companies

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Production Timeline: When did the The Color Purple come together?

On or about November 5, 2018 • The film was in Development status.

Variety said the musical is in the "early stages of development and will next look to land a writer".

The Color Purple Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Color Purple is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States
TBA
Canada
TBA

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