For Colored Girls

Nominees for the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced today. Despite the praise for its cast, Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls failed to earn a nomination in the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture category. The film adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking 1974 choreopoem was also overlooked by The Golden […]

Push pause before watching “For Colored Girls”…. People either love or hate filmmaker Tyler Perry-that much is clear to me. Weeks before I decided to see Perry’s “For Colored Girls” on opening night I could hear the extreme reactions to the fact he was adapting, producing, and directing a film version of Ntozake Shange’s classic […]

Here is an interesting review of Tyler Perry’s adaptation of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide..” by Courtland Milloy in The Washington Post: Can anyone name a movie that came out recently starring a black man who wasn’t a sociopath? Someone who had a terrific screen presence, like a young Paul Robeson? And he […]

Lionsgate’s ‘For Colored Girls’ opened in the No. 3 spot with an estimated $20.1 million box office. The Tyler Perry-helmed ensemble piece boasts an outstanding cast including Loretta Devine, Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad and Thandie Newton, and is Perry’s first directorial effort not based on his own material. For Colored Girls […]

More stills from the movie “For Colored Girls” have been released to the public! Enjoy them before you head out to see the movie this weekend! And check out all our “For Colored Girls” coverage HERE! Michael Jackson Gets Royal Treatment On New Album Cover [from PopEater.com] PHOTOS: Rihanna & Matt Kemp Take Off! [from […]

Director Tyler Perry has thrown his hat in the Oscar ring with For Colored Girls. Based on Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking 1974 choreopoem, the film boasts a dazzling, multigenerational cast of black actresses: Janet Jackson, Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Tessa Thompson, Whoopi Goldberg, and Macy Gray.

The For Colored Girls screening happened in Los Angeles last night. Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise and Loretta Devine all came out for the showing.

The cast of “For Colored Girls” covers the December issue of Essence magazine. The ladies, including Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine and Whoopi Goldberg, appear on one, while the men including Tyler Perry, Michale Ealy and Hill Harper, appear on the other. Here’s what Anika Noni Rose had to say about the film, “…I want this […]

Michael Ealy’s acting career is on the upswing once again. The Maryland native is playing his most challenging role to date with Tyler Perry’s much-buzzed about adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s legendary play, For Colored Girls. Ealy recently sat down with blackvoices.com and spoke his reservations on taking on the role and his upcoming projects. When Tyler […]