There’s no way Queen Latifah can deliver a Sybil-like dramatic cunt meltdown in the middle of a cemetery the same way Sally Field can. I’d rather see Tyler Perry as Madea as M’Lynn. Lifetime is a pig from hell.

MK, DListed, re: Queen Latifah as M’Lynn in Lifetime’s all-black remake of Steel Magnolias.

The Cast:

Phylicia Rashad as Clairee (the Olympia Dukakis role)
Alfre Woodard as Ouiser (the Shirley MacLaine role)
Queen Latifah as M’Lynn (the Sally Field role)
Jill Scott as Truvy (the Dolly Parton role)
Condola Rashad as Shelby (the Julia Roberts role)
Adepero Oduye as Annelle (the Daryl Hannah role)