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LaTanya Richardson Jackson Lands Her Dream Role

LaTanya Richardson Jackson, the wife of actor Samuel L. Jackson, has landed her dream role! On Saturday, Richardson Jackson was asked to replace Diahann Carroll, who recently pulled out of the Broadway show A Raisin in the Sun. Richardson Jackson will reprise the role of matriarch Lena Younger. Her character will play Denzel Washington’s mother, even though she is only …

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Diahann Carroll Leaves Cast of “A Raisin in the Sun”

Diahann Carroll, the 78-year-old actress who had agreed to play Lena Younger in the new Broadway version of A Raisin in the Sun, has decided not to pursue the part after all. According to the production’s spokesman, Philip Rinaldi, Carroll decided to leave the project “due to the demands of the vigorous rehearsal schedule and the subsequent eight-performances-a-week playing schedule.” …

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