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The Color Purple (1985)
 Who was considered for The Color Purple?

Patti LaBelle
Patti LaBelle was approached for the role of Shug Avery, but she was not interested in doing the same-sex kiss.
Actor who got the part: Margret Avery

Diana Ross
Ross was considered to play Shug Avery.
Actor who got the part: Margaret Avery

Tina Turner
Tina Turner was the first choice to play the provocative blues singer. The role then went to unknown Margaret Avery who was nominated for an Oscar.
Actor who got the part: Margaret Avery



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