OWN’s ‘Greenleaf’ and ‘Queen Sugar’ cast dazzles red carpet
August 16, 2017
Hollywood stars show out in New Orleans during a red carpet event headlined by OWN Network.
The cast of Oprah Winfrey Network’s Greenleaf and Ava Duvernay’s Queen Sugar stunned on the red carpet this past Friday, August 11. This event powered by OWN was a prelude to an A&E reception during the 2017 National Association of Black Journalists 42nd annual Convention in New Orleans.
Before Greenleaf aired its day one of its two-day midseason premiere Tuesday Lynn Whitfield (A Thin Line Between Love and Hate & Eve’s Bayou), Merle Dandridge (Sons of Anarchy & The Night Shift) and Lamman Rucker (Why Did I Get Married? & All My Children) were in attendance.
While the show will be picking up with the second half of season two this month, the show has already been contracted for a third season, according to EBONY Magazine.
In addition to OWN’s Greenleaf cast being present during the red carpet, there were several cast members from NAACP Image award winning program Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar who showed up.
Strutting on the carpet for Queen Sugar was Dawn-Lyen Gardner (Luke Cage), Tina Lifford (Scandal & Hostage) and Omar J. Dorsey (The Blind Side & Setup).
As of earlier this summer, Queen Sugar has been signed on for a season three, according to deadline.com.
Comment who you think dressed the sharpest at OWN’s red carpet event.
Gino Terrell is the Director of Content at Hidden Valley Culture Blog/In-Depth section. Terrell covered local artists and reviewed mainstream shows in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area under the Twin Cities Daily Planet (2014-15). He also freelanced for MinnPost and interned at Pioneer Press, KSTP TV (the Minneapolis ABC News Affiliate) and American Public Media Group. He's accumulated over 30 awards from the Associated Collegiate Press, Society of Professional Journalists and National Association of Black Journalists and founded award winning student-magazine Pipers In-Depth at Hamline University (St. Paul, Minnesota). He was once the sports editor for the school newspaper, The Oracle. Follow him on Twitter: @Gin026