Ciara Lands A Role In ‘The Color Purple’ Movie Musical

Ciara has become the latest person to join the cast of The Color Purple movie musical. 

The singer will play the role of Adult Nettie and singer Halle Bailey will play Young Nettie. The film will be produced by Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg. 

The musical is set to follow a similar story as the original 1985 film, with the second act set on focusing on Celie after she leaves Mister, and will also include a scene of the sisters reuniting and Nettie in Africa. 

Ciara will be alongside Danielle Brooks who plays Sofia and Fantasia who will play Celie. Taraji P. Henson, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Lou Gossett Jr., and David Allen Grier will also star in the musical as well. 

The production for this musical is set to begin in Georgia this month and has a release date of December 2023.

What are your thoughts on Ciara joining this cast?