Whoopi Goldberg, Tichina Arnold, Mekhi Phifer and more to star in Lifetime’s ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’


Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames and Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Whoopi Goldberg lead the cast of a new Lifetime original movie titled “A Day Late and a Dollar Short,” an adaptation of author Terry McMillan’s New York Times best-seller.

Joining the star cast is Tichina Arnold, formerly of “Everybody Hates Chris”; Kimberly Elise; Mekhi Phifer; and Anika Noni Rose, best known for her role in Dreamgirls.


“A Day Late and a Dollar Short” tells the story of a sickly mother (played by Whoopi Goldberg) who tries to help her dysfunctional family through life’s ups and downs. Teen pregnancy, sibling rivalry and drug addiction are some of the issues the mother must overcome to bring her family together as they all explore the importance of family and forgiveness.

Congrats to Tichina Arnold, Whoopi Goldberg, Ving Rhames, Kimberly Elise, Mekhi Phifer, and Anika Noni Rose on their new flick. –ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie

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