‘The Color Purple”s Corey Hawkins on Reuniting with Danielle Brooks –

Corey Hawkins and Danielle Brooks, both starring in the musical adaptation of The Color Purple, have a long history together. They were classmates at Juilliard over a decade ago, part of the same 18-person class, and have maintained a deep friendship since. Hawkins expressed his admiration for Brooks, acknowledging her incredible talent and the magnitude of what she brings to the film. Brooks, who revives her role from Broadway, spoke about the advice she received from Oprah Winfrey, who played the role in the original 1985 film. Hawkins and H.E.R. also shared their experiences working with the incredible cast and the celebration of Black people and women in the film. The Color Purple hits theaters on December 25.

Summery :

– Corey Hawkins and Danielle Brooks are starring in the musical adaptation of The Color Purple
– They were classmates over a decade ago at Juilliard
– Oprah Winfrey gave Brooks advice when she revived the role of Sofia
– Winfrey also gave advice to Hawkins
– H.E.R. makes her feature film debut in the project
– The film is a celebration of Black people and women
– The Color Purple hits theaters on December 25th

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