Who Should Star in Lifetime’s All-Black Steel Magnolias Remake?

Steel Magnolias Photo: TriStar Pictures

All right, fantasy casters: We're about to tackle a big one. Lifetime is remaking Steel Magnolias as a TV movie. You're potentially upset about that, right? But here's the twist: The new movie will have an all-black cast, and producers are reaching out to big stars to fill out the ensemble. (Now you can't help but assemble your dream cast, can you?) It'll be directed by Kenny Leon, who recently helmed Fences and The Mountaintop on Broadway, so maybe he could call on either of his leading ladies Viola Davis or Angela Bassett to play the Sally Field role? But who else could fill the roles made famous by Dolly Parton, Julia Roberts, Shirley MacLaine, Darryl Hannah, and Olympia Dukakis? Leave your recommendations below! [Deadline]