Meet the All Black Cast of 'Steel Magnolias'
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1. 1. Queen Latifah will play ‘M’Lynn’ originally played by Sally Field. Latifah will also serve as executive producer. (AP)
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2. 2. Jill Scott will play the beauty shop queen, Truvy Jones, originally Dolly Parton's role. (Photo: AP)
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3. 3. Condola Rashad will play Shelby Eatenton Latcherie orginally played by Julia Roberts. (Photos: PR / AP)
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4. 4. Alfre Woodard will play the grumpy Louisa 'Ouiser' Boudreaux orginally played by Shirley MacLaine. (Photos: PR / AP)
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5. 5. Phylicia Rashad will play Clairee Belcher originally played by Olympia Dukakis.(Photos: PR / AP)
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6. 6. Adepero Oduye will play the dippy Annelle Dupy Desoto originally played by Darryl Hannah.(Photos: PR / AP)
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7. 7. Afemo Omilami will play Drum Eatenton, 'M'Lynn's husband and Shelby's dad. Originally played by Tom Skerritt. (PR Photos)
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8. 8. Lance Gross will play Sammy DeSoto, who marries Annelle Dupy and originally played by Kevin J. O'Connor.
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9. 9. Tory Kittles will play the role of Jackson Latcherie, husband of Shelby Eatenton Latcherie originally played by Dylan McDermott.
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10. 10. Michael Beasley (Right) will play the role of Spud (Truvy Jones' husband) originally played by Sam Shepard. (PR Photos)
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11. 11. Atlanta's Kenny Leon directed the remake of Steel Magnolias and will air this fall on Lifetime. (PR Photos)
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