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Nominees for the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced today. Despite the praise for its cast, Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls failed to earn a nomination in the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture category. The film adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking 1974 choreopoem was also overlooked by The Golden […]

Here is an interesting review of Tyler Perry’s adaptation of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide..” by Courtland Milloy in The Washington Post: Can anyone name a movie that came out recently starring a black man who wasn’t a sociopath? Someone who had a terrific screen presence, like a young Paul Robeson? And he […]

Lionsgate’s ‘For Colored Girls’ opened in the No. 3 spot with an estimated $20.1 million box office. The Tyler Perry-helmed ensemble piece boasts an outstanding cast including Loretta Devine, Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad and Thandie Newton, and is Perry’s first directorial effort not based on his own material. For Colored Girls […]

(NewsOne)– I went to see “For Colored Girls,” the exciting new film made by the great Tyler Perry.  I love Tyler’s work, most of the time, and I’ve defended him on multiple occasions when he’s come under attack for the nature of his films.  Spike Lee is one particular Tyler Perry hater that I’ve taken […]

More stills from the movie “For Colored Girls” have been released to the public! Enjoy them before you head out to see the movie this weekend! And check out all our “For Colored Girls” coverage HERE!

The For Colored Girls screening happened in Los Angeles last night. Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise and Loretta Devine all came out for the showing.

The cast of “For Colored Girls” covers the December issue of Essence magazine. The ladies, including Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine and Whoopi Goldberg, appear on one, while the men including Tyler Perry, Michale Ealy and Hill Harper, appear on the other. Here’s what Anika Noni Rose had to say about the film, “…I want this […]

Michael Ealy’s acting career is on the upswing once again. The Maryland native is playing his most challenging role to date with Tyler Perry’s much-buzzed about adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s legendary play, For Colored Girls. Ealy recently sat down with blackvoices.com and spoke his reservations on taking on the role and his upcoming projects. When Tyler […]

On October 25, director Tyler Perry and the cast of the film adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem “For Colored Girls: Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” attended a press conference at the London Hotel in Manhattan, NY. Several cast members of the film described how they prepared for their intense roles. Kimberly […]

For Colored Girls in theaters November 5th.

The cast of For Colored Girls hit the red carpet last night (October 25) for the New York City premiere. Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, Kerry Washington, Estelle, Ciara and more celebs were all in attendance. For Colored Girls is set to hit the theatres on November 5th. Check out the premiere pics below: RELATED: “For […]

Jawn Murray, a contributor to AOL Black voices and the Tom Joyner Morning show used his Twitter account to criticize people who were doubting Tyler Perry as a director for Ntozake Shange’s play, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf” as a movie. All those militant-nappy headed #AngryBlackWoman who didn’t […]