Monday, October 11, 2010

Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls Generating Oscar Buzz

Looks like Tyler Perry's star brigade, For Colored Girls, which hits theaters, November 5, is generating oscar buzz already!  The movie which boasts an all-star cast is garnering a lot of acclaim.  Especially for actors Anki Noni Rose, Loretta Divine and for Tyler Perry himself.  The buzz was enuff to get the film moved up to November 5 (originally slated for Jan 2011), so that it could be considered for awards season voting.

In addition to the heat behind the movie, Atlantic Records just released information regarding the soundtrack to the movie, which will feature legends such as Nina Simone, Gladys Knight, along with contemporary acts, Janelle Monae, Estelle and Leona Lewis.  Read on for tracklisting.

Main Title – By Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington with Joshua Bell, Aaron Zigman & The Hollywood Studio
Longer & Stronger – By Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
All Day Long (Blue Skies) – By Estelle
What More Can They Do – By Laura Izibor
Sun – By Lalah Hathaway
Ansomnia – By Zaki Ibrahim
Settle – By Gladys Knight
La Donna In Viola – By Karen Slack, Andrea Jones-Sojola & The Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra
Sechita (A Senhora em Amarelo) – By Anika Noni Rose & Carondelet Percussion Ensemble
10 Stand Up – By Macy Gray
11 Without A Fight – By Janelle Monàe
12 Four Women – By Nina Simone, Simone, Laura Izibor & Ledisi
13 I Know Who I Am – By Leona Lewis

--Princess Carter
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