Steel Magnolias (2012 film)
|Written by||Robert Harling (play)|
|Directed by||Kenny Leon|
|Music by||William Ross|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||85 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Sony Pictures|
|Distributor||Lifetime Movie Network|
Steel Magnolias is an American comedy-drama television film directed by Kenny Leon that premiered at Lifetime Network on October 7, 2012. It is a contemporary retelling of the play Steel Magnolias and its 1989 film adaptation. The new film stars an all-Black American cast, including Queen Latifah as M'Lynn, Jill Scott as Truvy, Condola Rashād as Shelby, Adepero Oduye as Annelle, with Phylicia Rashād as Clairee and Alfre Woodard as Ouiser.
- Queen Latifah as Mary Lynn "M'Lynn" Eatenton
- Jill Scott as Truvy Jones
- Alfre Woodard as Louisa "Ouiser" Boudreaux
- Adepero Oduye as Annelle Dupuy-DeSoto
- Phylicia Rashād as Clairee Belcher
- Condola Rashād as Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie
- Lance Gross as Sammy DeSoto
- Michael Beasley as Spud Jones
- Tory Kittles as Jackson Latcherie
- Afemo Omilami as Drum Eatenton
- Demetrius Bridges as Jonathan Eatenton
- Justin Martin as Tommy Eatenton
- Jeff Rose as Dr. Judd
The film premiered on Sunday, October 7, 2012 on Lifetime and earned 6.5 million viewers. It is the 3rd highest viewed Lifetime Original.
Alfre Woodard was nominated for numerous awards for her performance as Ouiser, including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.
- Lifetime Sets World Premiere Date For all black 'Steel Magnolias' Remake
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- Chris Harnick, 'Steel Magnolias' Lifetime Remake Trailer (VIDEO), The Huffington Post, July 3, 2012
- Steel Magnolias: Season 1
- Lifetime's "Steel Magnolias" remake will make you cry just as hard as the original Archived 2012-12-17 at WebCite
- Collins, Scott (2012-10-08). "'Steel Magnolias' remake blooms high ratings for Lifetime". latimes.com. Retrieved 2012-10-27.
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