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· RAISIN IN THE SUN, A
(released: 5/13/08)






RAISIN IN THE SUN, A (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/25/08
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release) The highly anticipated special three-hour television movie adaptation of "A Raisin in the Sun," based on the play that inspired a generation, will air as an "ABC Premiere Event" MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network, the night after ABC's live telecast of the 80th Annual Academy Awards.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Audra McDonald as Ruth
· Bill Nunn as Bobo
· Cephas Jones as Willy Harris
· David Oyelowo as Joseph Asagai
· John Stamos as Mr. Lindner
· Phylicia Rashad as Lena Younger
· Sanaa Lathan as Beneatha
· Sean Combs as Walter Lee, Jr.
· Sean Patrick Thomas as George Murchison
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carl Rumbaugh as EP
· Craig Zadan as EP
· David Binder as EP
· Kenny Leon as DIR
· Lorraine Hansberry as PLAY
· Neil Merons as EP
· Paris Qualles as WRTR
· Sean Combs as EP
· Susan Batson as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a play
· three-hour mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bad Boy World Wide Entertainment Group
· Sony Pictures Television
· Storyline Entertainment