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Lionsgate has released 8 character posters their upcoming star-studded Tyler Perry film, “For Colored Girls.”

Directed by Tyler Perry, the film stars Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg and Macy Gray.

Set for a November 5th release date, “For Colored Girls” is based on Ntozake Shange’s award-winning 1975 play of the same name. The story consists of a series of poems performed through a cast of nameless women known only by a color. The characters deal with subjects such as love, abandonment, rape and abortion.

Also featured in the film are Michael Ealy, Hill Harper, Khalil Kain, Omari Hardwick and Richard Lawson.

-Yahoo.com