• 3 months ago
SUCOPRESS/Raquel Laguna. Actress TARAJI P. HENSON stars in THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Blitz Bazawule. In this interview, Taraji talks about her character in the film, about what drew her to this project and about the message of the movie. 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.