VIDEO: Cast of Lifetime's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Visit 'The View'
The cast of Lifetime's upcoming remake of STEEL MAGNOLIAS, including Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad, Tony nominee Condola Rashad, Oscar nominees Queen Latifah and Alfre Woodard, and Grammy Award winner Jill Scott appeared on ABC's 'The View' yesterday. The actresses spoke about how the idea of an all-black remake of the classic film came to fruition. Check out their appearance below!
Golden Globe and Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah stars in and executive produces the film, a television adaptation of the iconic play and 1989 film of the same name, reuniting her with producing duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, from the Oscar and Golden Globe winning Chicago and Hairspray.
Directed by Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun), the film will feature Queen Latifah taking on the role of 'M'Lynn' and starring alongside Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashadas 'Clairee,' Independent Spirit Award nominee Adepero Oduye as 'Annelle,' Tony Award nominee Condola Rashadas 'Shelby,' with Grammy winner Jill Scott as 'Truvy' and Golden Globe and multiple Emmy-winner Alfre Woodardas 'Ouiser.'