The Lifetime original movie is based on The New York Times bestseller by Terry McMillan, author of "Waiting to Exhale" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back."
The cast also features Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames (The Boys of Winter, "Mission: Impossible"), Mekhi Phifer (Stick Fly, "Dawn of the Dead"), Kimberly Elise ("For Colored Girls," "Diary of a Mad Black Woman"), Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose (Caroline, or Change; "Dreamgirls") and Tichina Arnold ("Happily Divorced," "Everybody Hates Chris").
The story follows Viola Price (Goldberg), a mother determined to help repair her dysfunctional family before her death.
Goldberg, an Academy, Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award winner, can be seen on the ABC talk show "The View." She was nominated for a Special Theatrical Event Tony in 2005 for her one-woman show Whoopi, and has also been seen on Broadway in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and Xanadu. She won an Academy Award for her performance in "Ghost" and was nominated for "The Color Purple."