Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad will star in the classic southern story “Steel Magnolia’s” which premiere’s tonight on Lifetime television.
Alfre Woodard plays cranky Ouiser (Shirley MacLaine’s role); Phylicia Rashad plays her sidekick, Clairee (Olympia Dukakis’ role); relative newcomer (and Phylicia’s real-life daughter) Condola Rashad takes on Shelby, the role Julia Roberts originated; Jill Scott plays Truvy (Dolly Parton’s role), who runs the salon where they all convene, and her assistant Annelle (originally Daryl Hannah) is played by Adepero Oduye.
Queen Latifah is producing and leading the big-name, all-African-American cast as M’Lynn (the matriarchal role Sally Field made famous) will shine in the made for television release tonight at 9:00 PM.
Be sure and share your thoughts after the movie. 🙂