Sweet Magnolias - JoAnna Garcia Swisher to Star in Recasting By Assassin (August 1, 2019, 11:15 pm)
JoAnna Garcia Swisher has been cast as one of the leads in Netflix's Sweet Magnolias. She replaces Monica Potter , who was originally cast in the role.
Sweet Magnolias, based on Sherryl Woods’ popular series of novels published by Harlequin imprint MIRA books, is set in the charming small town of Serenity, South Carolina. It centers on three women, played by Swisher, Brooke Elliott and Heather Headley, best friends since childhood.
Swisher will play Maddie Townsend, a low-key but resolute, warm and loving woman with a vocabulary like Southern poetry. She finds herself at a crossroads in her life and her best friends are trying desperately to convince her that now is the time for reinvention.