Top Hollywood stars such as Queen Latifah, Jill Scott and Alfre Woodard attended the Steel Magnolias world premiere held at the Paris Theater in New York last night.
The movie, adapted from the television series as well as the 1989 film of the same name, stars Grammy Award winner Queen Latifah as M’Lynn Eatenton, with Condola Rasha playing her daughter, Shelby. The orginal roles were played by Sally Field and Julia Roberts respectively.
The cast also features Woodard as Ouiser, Phylicia Rashad as Clairee, Scott as Truvy and Oduye as her assistant, Annelle.
In Kenny Leon's contemporary adaptation, Steel Magnolias chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana, supporting each other through triumphs and tragedies, and is expected to premiere on October 7.
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Queen Latifah, Keri Hilson & More Attend 'Steel Magnolias' Premiere
Jill Scott attends the world premiere of the Lifetime Original Movie Event, Steel Magnolias held at the Paris Theater New York, USA - 03.10.12 (Photo Credit: WENN.com)