'The Colour Purple' musical trailer guarantees to interrupt your coronary heart

The official trailer for the movie adaptation of the Colour Purple musical has arrived, and it appears primed to harm simply as a lot as ever.

Primarily based on the Tony Award-winning 2005 musical, which is itself based mostly on Alice Walker’s 1982 novel, The Colour Purple follows Celie (Fantasia Barrino), a Black girl within the rural southern U.S. in the course of the early 1900s. In case that mere idea wasn’t sufficient of a touch, take into account this a warning: It might be a musical, however do not anticipate any feel-good Hairspray vibes right here.

The movie additionally stars Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, H.E.R., Corey Hawkins, and Ciara as Celie’s sister Nettie. Phylicia Mpasi performs a younger Celie, whereas The Little Mermaid star Halle Bailey performs a younger Nettie.

The Colour Purple‘s manufacturing staff reunites Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Quincy Jones, who additionally served as producers on the basic 1985 movie of the identical title. Becoming a member of them is Scott Sanders, who produced the stage musical alongside Winfrey and Jones.

The Colour Purple arrives in theatres Dec. 25.