The Color Purple soundtrack is set to feature an all-star lineup of artists, including Alicia Keys, Usher and more.
The Color Purple (Music From and Inspired By) is due to be released on December 15.
The Color Purple is a coming-of-age period musical drama film directed by Blitz Bazawule from a screenplay by Marcus Gardley, based on the stage musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Alice Walker. It is the second film adaptation of the novel, following the 1985 film directed by Steven Spielberg.
The album will feature songs from the musical sung by Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, Halle Bailey, H.E.R., Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, and Fantasia Barrino.
The album will also feature original songs inspired by the film from Keys, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Megan Thee Stallion, Coco Jones, Keyshia Cole, Jorja Smith, Black Thought, Mary Mary, and more.
A collaboration from Usher and H.E.R. will also be included in the soundtrack as well as a special remix by Missy Elliott.
The film stars Fantasia Barrino in her film debut as Celie, along with Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Halle Bailey, and Phylicia Pearl Mpasi. Barrino and Brooks reprise their roles from productions of the stage musical.
The Color Purple is scheduled to be released in the United States on December 25, 2023 by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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