• 3 months ago
SUCOPRESS/Raquel Laguna. Actress DANIELLE BROOKS stars in THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Blitz Bazawule. Danielle, a past Emmy nominee, Tony nominee and Grammy winner, is nominated for her supporting actress work in the movie musical. In this interview, the actress talks about Sofia, her character in the movie. Brooks also talks about working with Blitz Bazawule and about the first time she watched THE COLOR PURPLE by Steven Spielberg. Produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones, THE COLOR PURPLE is a bold new take on the classic story of love and resilience, adapted from the beloved novel and the Broadway musical. Torn apart from her sister and her children, Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately learns to find extraordinary strength in the unbreakable bonds of a new kind of sisterhood. The movie stars Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson, Oscar nominee, SAG Award winner and Tony Award nominee Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Tony Award nominee Corey Hawkins, Oscar and Grammy-winning artist H.E.R., Grammy nominee Halle Bailey, Oscar nominee Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor and Grammy-winning artist Fantasia Barrino in her major motion picture debut.