Think you have a crazy family?
Well in Terry McMillan’s 2001 book, while Viola is in the hospital recovering from a near-fatal asthma attack, she decides that if she lives, she’s going to have to do something about her family, including her estranged husband and troubled children.
Now that book is a Lifetime Network movie starring Whoopi Goldberg as Viola, Ving Rhames as her husband Cecil and Mekhi Phifer, Anika Noni Rose, Tichina Arnold and Kimberly Elise as her children.
“A Day Late and A Dollar Short” premieres on Lifetime on April 19th at 8 p.m.
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