Whoopi Goldberg to Star in Terry McMillian’s ‘A Day Late and A Dollar Short’ Lifetime Film

Whoop Goldberg her getting her groove back.

The View co-host will star in her second Terry McMillian film adaptation since Stella Got Her Groove Back. Goldberg is executive producing the author’s best-selling book, A Day Late and a Dollar Short—a movie about a woman who tries to solve her family problems before she dies of asthma.

“We are thrilled to be working again with Whoopi Goldberg,” said Lifetime’s General Manager, Robe Sharenow about the actress who executive produced Strong Medicine for 6 years. “[She] will be emptying her enormous talents both in front of and behind the camera.” The Oscar-winning actress will star as the main character, Viola Price.

The lifetime movie will air in 2014.