cast
Allison Janney
as Charlotte Phelan
Anna Camp
as Jolene French
Ashley Johnson
as Mary Beth Caldwell
Aunjanue Ellis
as Yule Mae Davis
Bryce Dallas Howard
as Hilly Holbrook
Chris Lowell
as Stuart Whitworth
Cicely Tyson
as Constantine Jefferson
David Oyelowo
as Preacher Green
Emma Stone
as Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan
Jessica Chastain
as Celia Foote
Leslie Jordan
as Mr. Blackly
Mary Steenburgen
as Elaine Stein
Mike Vogel
as Johnny Foote
Nelsan Ellis
as Henry the Waiter
Shane McRae
as Raleigh Leefolt
Sissy Spacek
as Missus Walters
Viola Davis
as Aibileen Clark
Wes Chatham
as Carlton Phelan