Perry's 'For Colored Girls' with Anika Noni Rose to be Released 11/5
According to a report by Variety, Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide has moved its release date from Martin Luther King Day to November 5. The movie is an adaptation of the 1975 play by Ntozake Shange.
The play incuded a collection of poems performed by women of color-each identified by the hue of her clothes-creates a unified statement about being a woman of color, being alive, and being an American. The work's tales of love, violence, abortion, rape, and healing are as searing and relevant today as they were thirty years ago.
Also appearing in the film is: Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Kerry Washington, Macy Gray, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, and Kimberly Elise.
Anika Noni Rose is best known for her Tony Award winning performance in the Broadway production of Caroline, or Change and her starring roles in the films Dreamgirls and The Princess and the Frog.