LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: Halle Bailey attends the World Premiere of Warner Bros.' "The Color Purple" at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on December 06, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

The Color Purple cast and celebrity guests hit the red carpet for the film’s premiere in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (Dec. 6). The upcoming movie-musical adaptation of The Color Purple is produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Quincy Jones. The film stars Halle Bailey (as younger Nettie Harris), Fantasia Barrino (as Celie), H.E.R. (as Squeak), Danielle Brooks (as Sofia), Corey Hawkins (as Harpo Johnson), Colman Domingo (Albert “Mister” Johnson), Taraji P. Henson (Shug Avery), and Ciara (older Nettie Harris).

The Color Purple (Music From And Inspired By) Soundtrack

This film is a musical adaptation from the original 1985 film that starred Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Laurence Fishburne, Margaret Avery, Akosua Busia, Desreta Jackson, and more. The original was not a musical. On the soundtrack includes Alicia Keys, Usher, Megan Thee Stallion, H.E.R., Mary J. Blige, Coco Jones, Mary Mary, Ciara (who plays the older Nettie Harris), Jennifer Hudson, Jorja Smith, Keyshia Cole, Missy Elliott, and Fantasia Barrino.

“I am so immensely proud that the filmmakers and Warner Bros. Pictures chose us to collaborate on a hugely cultural album that musically brings to life this reimagined classic,” stated Co-founder & CEO of gamma., Larry Jackson in a press release. “The Color Purple, in its many iterations, is unquestionably hallowed ground in black culture. Just as film director Blitz Bazawule has done a spectacular job in taking the film to another level artistically, we, too, wanted to bring an equally adventurous, creative take to this expanded soundtrack.”

The Color Purple hits theaters on Christmas Day (Dec. 25). The Color Purple (Music From And Inspired By) will be available Dec. 15. Take a look at the newest trailer for the film below. Also, see how the cast cleaned up on the red carpet premiere:

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