Tyler Perry Presents: For Colored Girls

The trailer for Tyler Perry’s New Film adaption of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf is out and the movie will be in theaters November 5. The powerful cast include Tony winners Whoopi Goldberg, Anika Noni Rose and Phylicia Rashad as well as Kerry Washington, Janet Jackson,Thandie Newton, Loretta Devine, Macy Gray, Kimberly Elise and Tessa Thompson.

The movie originally staged as a series of 20 “choreopoems” centering on the life stories of a group of African-American women, For Colored Girls opened at the Public Theater on May 17, 1976 and transferred to Broadway’s Booth Theatre on Septemeber 10, running until July 16, 1978. The PBS American Playhouse series broadcast the play in 1982 with a cast that included Beverley, Alfre Woodard and Lynn Whitfield.

Looks like this won’t be your typical “girl” movie with the predictable ending.

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Do you plan on seeing this Tyler Perry Movie?

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One Response to “Tyler Perry Presents: For Colored Girls”
  1. first, LOVE your website! gonna stay around after I write this comment and see what you got going on here! :-)Next, I have to say that the trailer alone made me cry, I'm so ready to see this movie! I'm so happy for Tyler Perry and love all the haters who talk about his form of expression, sure all his movies haven't been the best but he proves that talent can be raw and rough, but it's talent none the less. It's a pleasure watching him develop and grow as a director and writer and I'm so ready to see this movie! I'm sure it's going to bless alot of folks! Hey ATL Go to Girl, this sounds like a multi-city event! A night on the town with a group of Colored girls, movie then dinner discussion! I'm game!

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