For Colored Girls: Tyler Perry's Official Trailer

The most anticipated black film in years hits theaters in November.

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Kerry Washington, Janet Jackson and Kimberly Elise star in For Colored Girls.

Critics have gone back and forth about Tyler Perry bringing his version of Ntozake Shange's seminal work For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf to the big screen. Perry, whose films have broad appeal but are often critiqued for having flat characters and story lines and low production values, is taking a stab at a play that is considered high art. Executive produced by Perry and Nzingha Stewart, For Colored Girls will be out in theaters in November. It features heavy hitters like Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington, Loretta Devine, Anika Noni Rose, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise and Phylicia Rashad. Janet Jackson and Macy Gray round out the cast. Check out the official trailer for the film and let us know what you think.

 

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