Sweet Magnolias

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Sweet Magnolias
GenreRomantic drama
Based onSweet Magnolias novels
by Sherryl Woods
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)
  • Sherryl Woods
  • Sheryl J. Anderson
  • Dan Paulson
Production company(s)Daniel L. Paulson Productions
Original networkNetflix

Sweet Magnolias is an upcoming American romance drama web television series, based on the Sweet Magnolias novels by Sherryl Woods, that is set to premiere on Netflix.


Sweet Magnolias follows "three South Carolina women, best friends since high school, as they shepherd each other through the complexities of romance, career, and family."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]



On September 27, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for a first season consisting of ten episodes. The series was based on the Sweet Magnolias book series by Sherryl Woods and executive producers were expected to include Woods, Sheryl J. Anderson, and Dan Paulson. Anderson was also set to serve as the series' showrunner. Production companies involved with the series were slated to consist of Daniel L. Paulson Productions.[1]


On May 20 2019, Monica Potter, Brooke Elliott, and Heather Headley were announced as the leads.[2] On July 1, 2019, it was reported that Chris Klein, Jamie Lynn Spears, and Justin Bruening had joined the cast as series regulars.[3] On August 1, 2019, JoAnna Garcia Swisher was cast as Maddie Townsend, replacing Potter who was originally cast as the lead.[4]


Principal photography for the series began on July 8, 2019 in Covington, Georgia.[1][5]


  1. ^ a b c Petski, Denise (September 27, 2018). "Netflix Orders Romance Drama Series 'Virgin River' & 'Sweet Magnolias' Based On Novels". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 30, 2019). "'Sweet Magnolias': Monica Potter, Brooke Elliott & Heather Headley To Headline Netflix Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (July 1, 2019). "'Sweet Magnolias': Chris Klein, Jamie Lynn Spears & Justin Bruening Join Netflix Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (August 1, 2019). "'Sweet Magnolias': JoAnna Garcia Swisher To Star In Netflix Series In Recasting". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  5. ^ Clark, Jeff (July 8, 2019). "Sweet Magnolias Blooming in Covington". Stomp And Stammer. Retrieved August 14, 2019.