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Here’s Why Tina Turner Turned Down A Leading Role In ‘The Color Purple’

She was initially set to play Celie before Whoopi Goldberg earned the role.

Ciara, Deon Cole, Louis Gossett Jr., Tamela Mann, & More Join Cast Of ‘The Color Purple’ Musical Movie

These new cast members join the previously announced Fantasia, Danielle Brooks, and others.

Fantasia, Danielle Brooks, Halle Bailey, And Colman Domingo Join Cast Of ‘The Color Purple’ Musical

"I can't wait to see this next evolvement, which is not attached to having done it the way we've always done it," said Oprah who made her film debut in the 1985 original.

Oprah To Produce ‘The Color Purple’ Movie Musical With Quincy Jones, Steven Spielberg

The Color Purple is getting a reboot. Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Quincy Jones are joining forces with Warner Bros. to develop a movie musical adaptation of the…

Steven Spielberg Called Out For Not Creating An All Female Lead Film, Black Twitter Was Like ‘Um, The Color Purple For $200?’

In 1982, Author Alice Walker gave the world a literary gift in the form of The Color Purple, a story about the life of African-American women in the south, and the…

Jennifer Holliday Is Reportedly Singing At Inauguration Celebration For Donald Trump

UPDATE: 1/13/2017 4:13 P.M. EST  It appears everything hasn’t been confirmed with Ms. Holliday, as her publicist Bill Carpenter shared with VIBE via email that the…

The Cast Of ‘The Color Purple’ Lights Up Broadway With Prince Tribute

The world poured out purple tears after the death of the legendary Prince. At age 57, the one-of-a-kind musician was found unresponsive in his Paisley Park estate by…