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World Premiere Of Warner Bros.' "The Color Purple" - Red Carpet

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The Color Purple world premiere was held at the Academy Museum in Las Angeles with much excitement and support from the biggest stars in Hollywood!

The film is set to be released on Christmas Day and is described as “a musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel about the life-long struggles of an African-American woman living in the south during the early 1900s”.  The original film was released in 1985 starring Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, and many others.

Winfrey is producing this musical adaptation along with Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones, and more with ‘The Color Purple’ author Alice Walker as an Executive Producer.  The star-studded cast includes Fantasia, Taraji P. Henson, Colman Domingo, Danielle Brooks, Gabriella Wilson aka H.E.R., Corey Hawkins, and many more.

Watch the official trailer here:


Check out the stars that showed up, mostly in purple, for this highly anticipated film below!

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1. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Oprah Winfrey embraces The Color Purple novelist Alice Walker as they attend the world premiere of “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum  

2. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Tina Campbell and Erica Campbell attend the world premiere of “The Color Purple” 

3. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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LisaRaye McCoy-Misick at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

4. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Fantasia Barrino attends the world premiere of “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum 

5. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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 Oprah Winfrey attends the World Premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

6. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Brandee Evans at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

7. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Dominique Fishback at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum

8. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Taraji P. Henson shows love to Ciara at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

9. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Paula Abdul at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

10. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Quinta Brunson at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

11. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere Source:Getty

Ciara at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

12. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Dannella Lane and Lil Rel Howery at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

13. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Alicia Keys at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

14. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

15. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Ariana Dubose attends the world premiere of “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum 

16. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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 Quinta Brunson attends the world premiere of “The Color Purple” 

17. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Halle Bailey attends the world premiere of “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum 

18. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Margaret Avery attends the world premiere of “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum 

19. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Colman Domingo attends the world premiere of “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum

20. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Sy’Rai Smith (daughter of singer Brandy) at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

21. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Patrick Starrr at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

22. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Ruth E. Carter at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

23. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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David Oyelowo at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

24. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg at the premiere of “The Color Purple” held at The Academy Museum 

25. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Colman Domingo kisses the hand of  Fantasia Barrino as they attend the world premiere of “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum 

26. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Colman Domingo, Oprah Winfrey and Blitz Bazawule attend the Premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

27. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Corey Hawkins and Danielle Brooks attend the world premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

28. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Phylicia Pearl Mpasi attends the  Premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

29. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Chloe Bailey and Gabriella Wilson aka H.E.R. attend the World Premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

30. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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D-Nice and Jennifer Freeman attend the World Premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

31. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey attend the Los Angeles Premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

32. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Angela Bassett attends the world premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

33. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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Fatima Robinson attends the world premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

34. Black Hollywood & Beyond Showed Up for The Color Purple World Premiere

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(L-R) Deon Cole, Brenda Russell, Blitz Bazawule, Oprah Winfrey, Danielle Brooks, Alice Walker, Alicia Keys, Ciara, Fantasia Barrino-Taylor, Colman Domingo, Gabriella Wilson aka H.E.R., Taraji P. Henson, Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, David Alan Grier, Corey Hawkins, Scott Sanders, Steven Spielberg and Rebecca Walker attends the World Premiere of Warner Bros.’ “The Color Purple” at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures