Queen Latifah to Star in “Steel Magnolias” Remake

Queen Latifah is slated to star in the Lifetime remake of “Steel Magnolias.  According to deadline.com, the film will be “updated, contemporary TV adaptation of the play and 1989 film.”

Latifah also executive produce the film along with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

The all-black includes Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Adepero Oduye, and Condola Rashad.

Steel Magnolias chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana: M’Lynn (Queen Latifah), Ouiser (Woodard), Clairee (Phylicia Rashad), Truvy (Scott), Annelle (Oduye) and Shelby (Condola Rashad),” states the report. “Supporting each other through their triumphs and tragedies, they congregate at Truvy’s beauty shop to ponder the mysteries of life and death, husbands and children — and hair and nails — all the important topics that bring women together.”

[Via deadline.com and HipHopDX]

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