Kimberly Elise Talks 'Colored Girls' and Oscar Buzz

In "For Colored Girls," actress Kimberly Elise has to trade-in her sunny disposition to play a perpetually somber character named Crystal, who is in an abusive relationship that ends tragically (no spoilers here). The character took its toll on Kimberly, who says she went to Tyler Perry's Atlanta studios (where the movie was filmed) with five grey hairs and came back with almost 50. Now back to her healthy (and happy) self, Elise chatted with ESSENCE.com about why she was at first skeptical of the movie... and about all the Oscar buzz around her.
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