Posted by | Cyrena Rose
A couple months ago, RC shared the news of Lifetime’s remake of the 1989 classic Steel Magnolias. The updated version of the movie stars an all-black cast, including Queen Latifah, (who’s also an executive producer), Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad. Additionally, Jill Scott, Adepero Oduye and Condola Rashad will co-star in the TV movie. Their roles are as follows:
- Queen Latifah will portray M’Lynn, who was played by Sally Field in the original film.
- Alfre Woodard will play Ouiser (Shirley MacLaine)
- Phylicia Rashad will play Clairee (Olympia Dukakis)
- Jill Scott as Truvy (Dolly Parton)
- Adepero Oduye as Annelle (Darryl Hannah)
- Rashad’s daughter, Condola Rashad, as Shelby (Julia Roberts)
The men in their lives are:
- Lance Gross as Sammy
- Michael Beasley as Spud
- Tory Kittles as Jackson
Steel Magnolias is expected to air later this year.
Check out the trailer below:[youtube id=”rciPtlcW2m0″ width=”600″ height=”350″]