Lifetime Releases First Trailer for ‘Steel Magnolias’ Remake

by | July 3, 2012 at 5:44 PM | TV News

Queen Latifah in 'Steel Magnolias' (Photo: Lifetime)

Lifetime has released the first trailer for its TV remake of the classic weepfest “Steel Magnolias.”

Queen Latifah leads the all African-American cast (and executive produces the chick flick), playing M’Lynn (Sally Field’s role in the 1989 film) in the tale of strong southern women.

The ensemble cast also features Emmy-winner Alfre Woodard as Ouiser, Tony-winner Phylicia Rashad as Clairee, Grammy-winner Jill Scott as Truvy, Adepero Oduye as Annelle and Condola Rashad as Shelby.

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It was announced in March that Lifetime was planning a contemporary TV-movie adaptation of “Steel Magnolias” that will air in October.

Watch the Trailer Here.