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Steel Magnolias (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | TV Movie 7 October 2012
Six Louisiana women (Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Adepero Oduye, Condola Rashad, Jill Scott, Alfre Woodard) gather at a beauty salon for their daily dose of female bonding.

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Kenny Leon

Writers:

Sally Robinson (teleplay by), Robert Harling (based upon the play by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alfre Woodard ... Ouiser
Phylicia Rashad ... Clairee
Queen Latifah ... M'Lynn
Lance Gross ... Sammy
Condola Rashad ... Shelby
Tory Kittles ... Jackson
Demetrius Bridges ... Jonathan
Jill Scott ... Truvy
Adepero Oduye ... Annelle
Anna Colwell ... Nurse Pam
Afemo Omilami ... Drum
Michael Beasley ... Spud
Jeff Rose ... Dr. Judd
Jejuan Smith ... Wedding (as Smith Jejuan)
Liana Loggins ... I.C.U. Patient
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In this contemporary re-imagining of the beloved classic film, Steel Magnolias chronicles the extraordinary friendship of six remarkable Southern Women, there for each other through life's triumphs and tragedies. Funny, wise and richly human, this immensely moving film features a brilliant all-star cast, including Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Adepero Oduyem, Condola Rashad, Jill Scott and Alfre Woodard. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flores de Aço See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Color
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Trivia

Phylicia Rashad and Queen Latifah have acted together before in the movie "Just Wright". Rashad was the mother of the basketball star Latifiah was helping to recover from a leg injury. See more »

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Remake of Steel Magnolias (1989) See more »

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Beat within my Heart
Composed by Edgard Jaude and Audrey Martells
Performed by Audrey Martells
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What in the world?
25 June 2013 | by cyn_is_inSee all my reviews

This is one remake that should have never been considered, let alone done.

First, the casting was all wrong. Why in the world would anyone, including Latifah, think she was the perfect choice to play the role Sallie Field's originated? Of those actresses, Phylicia Rashad would've played it best. Alfre Woodard would have been better playing Clarice and Jenifer Lewis would have been good as Ouiser. I like Jill Scott, I think she is a good actress, and she was good in her role. My issue was with her accent. She should not have attempted a southern accent. The other two actresses weren't bad in their parts. Their accents sucked too, but overall they were not that bad.

The original is a classic. The remake is a travesty.


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