(9/15/2010) I have to tell yall from sneaking on the set, and seeing clips of Tyler Perry newest film “For Colored Girls”, this is going to be a great movie. Lionsgate announced it had acquired the distribution rights Tyler Perry’s 34th Street Films adaptation of the play, which was filmed in Atlanta, over the summer, film will be released Nov. 5, 2010!
The film was written, directed and produced by Perry. The cast includes Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Jill Scott, Jurnee Smollett, Kerry Washington and Isaiah Mustafa. Mariah Carey had also been cast, but pulled out, citing medical reasons; Thandie Newton replaced her.