It has been a couple of years since the romantic-comedy film Queen Bees was released in July 2021. The film helmed by Michael Lembeck was released on July 11, 2021. This rom-com film received mixed reviews from the audiences and critics but it was proved to be a box office hit. The film racked up around $2.3 million at the box office to become a success story. However, initially, Queen Bees was titled Welcome to the Pine Grove but it was re-named when it went on the floors. One of the most important reasons for the success story of Queen Bees was its star cast. In this article, we will take a close look at the star cast of Queen Bees. Let’s delve into the details and learn more details.
Queen Bees Cast and Characters Explained
The film indeed features legendary actors who are in their 70s and 80s and portray their exceptional roles to leave an indelible mark on the viewers. The cast was one of the prominent reasons for its impact on the audience. It also conveyed a powerful message to the viewers emphasizing that it’s never too late to love. The first prominent act in the lineup is Ellen Burstyn who portrayed the role of Helen Wilson. Ellen Burstyn has won BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards. She did the role of a widow living at Pine Grove after retirement, in the film.
1) Ellen Burstyn as Helen Wilson
2) Jane Curtin as Janet Poindexter
3) Loretta Devine as Sally Hanson
4) Ann-Margret as Margot Clark
5) Christopher Lloyd as Arthur Lane
6) James Caan as Dan Simpson
7) Alec Mapa as Lito Santos
8) French Stewart as Ken DeNardo
9) Matthew Barnes as Peter Crane
10) Ricky Russert as Pablo Leon
11) Elizabeth Mitchell as Laura Wilson Crane
The second legendary actor who is also in her 70s is Jane Curtin who essayed the role of Janet Poindexter who is the leader of the Queen Bees but remains hostile to Helen. Curtin is widely known for her stint on Saturday Night Live. Loretta Devine is another legendary actor. She played the role of Sally Hanson in the film. She makes feel Helen comfortable and gives her a place in the group Queen Bees. Loretta Devine is also known for her role in Dreamgirls. Continue reading this article.
Another gorgeous lady in the cast line-up is Ann Margret who portrayed the role of Margot Clark in the film. For the unversed, Ann Margret has won five Golden Globe Awards and Six Emmy Awards. She also has appeared in films like Taxi, Any Given Sunday, and Grumpy Old Men. Christopher Lloyd essayed the role of Arthur Lane in the film. James Caan played the role of Dan Simpson and Alec Mapa portrayed the character of Lito Santos. Stay tuned.