The wood and brick structure going up in downtown Macon’s Dunlap Park isn’t made to last.
Contractors are building a set for next month’s filming of the musical adaptation of ‘The Color Purple,’ which is set for release in December of 2023.
Famed Eatonton native Alice Walker won a Pulitzer Prize for her 1982 novel of the same name, which was adapted for Steven Spielberg’s major motion picture in 1985. The movie version was a breakthrough role for Whoopi Goldberg and also featured Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover.
Actors and performers from Macon and Atlanta are encouraged to apply to be in this latest version of the story of a poor, uneducated Black teen growing up in the South in the early 1900s.