Login or register
TV

Whoopi Goldberg to star in Lifetime's 'A Day Late and a Dollar Short'

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg has been cast in a role that will take her away from her usual surroundings at ‘The View’. Goldberg has been cast in the leading role of the Lifetime film adaptation of Terry McMillan’s novel ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’. McMillan and Goldberg have worked together in the past when Goldberg starred in the 1998 film adaptation of ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’. The announcement was made yesterday that Goldberg had taken the role, and I am looking forward to seeing her display her acting chops again.

The television movie will follow the story of Viola Price (Goldberg), a woman who learns that she is merely inches from her death. Viola becomes determined to solve all her family’s problems and sort out their issues before she passes on. Viola also sets out to help her four children and her estranged husband fix their life’s biggest mistakes, which include problems such as teen pregnancy, prescription drug abuse and jail time.

Goldberg is a fantastic and decorated award winning actress, having won an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy and even a Tony. In addition to playing the lead role, Goldberg will also be executive producing the television adaptation.

The movie is set to premiere on Lifetime in 2014 and production will start this summer. 


Details
Network:
- Lifetime
Person:
- Whoopi Goldberg

Written by: Rachel Anne
Jun 21st, 2013, 9:33 pm

Images courtesy of Lifetime

Leave a comment:

Nickname:


To prevent comment spam, we ask you to enter the security CAPTCHA code below. Also, as a not logged in user, you cannot use UBB or links. To get rid of these limitations, login or register for a tvrage account!

Related news

Jennifer Love Hewitt Pushes the Envelope With Edgy New Lifetime Series

It seems Jennifer Love Hewitt has come into her own is ready to share it..

Whoopi Goldberg Guest Star on ABC’s hit Family Drama 'The Middle’

Whoopi Goldberg may be more known for mouthing off on Elisabeth hasselback..

Lindsay Lohan To Play Elizabeth Taylor In New Biopic

After multiple years of being one of the biggest laughing stocks in..