Steel Magnolias, the TV movie based on the blockbuster film, was announced with much fanfare by Sony Pictures Television, Lifetime Entertainment, and A&E Television Networks. Now Victoria White, who was an executive producer on the movie, is suing all three over the TV series saying she was never contacted regarding her rights in the property. She is charging breach of contract, good faith, fair dealing, and is seeking injunctive relief before the October 7th debut. She also wants screen credits, fees, and a portion of net profits. Read the lawsuit here. Lifetime’s remake of the 1989 feature film stars Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott, Adepero Oduye and Rashad’s daughter Condola Rashad star.
‘Steel Magnolias’ Film Exec Producer Sues Over Sony-Lifetime-A&E Networks TV Movie
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