Halle Bailey felt like she modified into as soon as at “a family reunion” while taking pictures The Coloration Red.
Within the second film adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-successful contemporary, The Tiny Mermaid actress performs the young model of Nettie Harris, a personality played by R&B singer Ciara.
In an interview with Cosmopolitan, Halle admitted she felt like she modified into as soon as at a family reunion being round the likes of Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks and Colman Domingo.
“Set modified into as soon as like going to a cookout – it felt like a family reunion, essentially, equivalent to you are surrounded by your aunties and cousins,” she praised. “I modified into as soon as honest correct infected to be there as keen on every person. The film is a labour of like. I mean, all of us care so grand concerning the distinctive story and if reality be told wanted to place an very honest correct job with this reimagining.”
The 23-year-historical singer went on to share that Barrino’s portrayal of Celie Harris and Henson’s efficiency as Shug Avery gave her chills.
“Persons are going to lose their minds over Fantasia’s and Taraji’s performances. I receive chills honest correct thinking it,” she teased.
Halle modified into as soon as asked to audition by director Blitz Bazawule while she modified into as soon as taking pictures The Tiny Mermaid and he or she despatched in a self-tape in which she sang a gospel tune – and acquired the portion.
She acknowledged that it modified into as soon as “very surreal” to trot from the Disney remake to the musical drama.
“I’m honest correct in terror. I’ve loved The Coloration Red ever since I modified into as soon as pretty girl. I mean, it is a Gloomy family staple,” she shared. “After I heard that they were doing a remake, I modified into as soon as like, I hope they receive any individual to place it factual since it is something that we private to retain safe. This story, this film that’s lived on goodbye and has had such improbable abilities approach out of it, it is if reality be told frosty.”
The Coloration Red is due to be launched in cinemas on 25 December.