The official trailer for Steel Magnolias featuring an all-black cast has been released on Lifetime. Critics and lovers of the film have been anticipating to see the movie in a new form. With the help of some favorite actors in Hollywood, the network all star cast includes Queen Latifah (M’Lynn), Phylicia Rashad (Clairee), Alfre Woodard (Ouiser), Jill Scott (Truvy), Adepero Oduye (Annelle), and Condola Rashad (Shelby) for the remake. The film is directed by Stick Fly‘s Kenny Leon and executive produced by Queen Latifah.
Lifetime Entertainment- Nancy Dubuc said, “The caliber of talent associated with this film is astounding and falls in line with our strategy to make Lifetime a first stop for the industry’s best both in front of and behind the camera.”
She continues, “Queen Latifah, Phylicia, Alfre, Jill, Adepero and Condola are some of the most celebrated women in music, film, television and stage — and we could not be more thrilled and honored for them to bring Robert Harling’s poignant story about the strength of women to a whole new generation.”