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P. Diddy to Star in ABC's "A Raisin in the Sun"

August 22, 2007 06:27:19 GMT

P. Diddy has been slated to appear in a television adaptation of the Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," to be aired on ABC Feb 25th next year.


P. Diddy to Star in ABC's "A Raisin in the Sun"
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Launching her own line of fashion, perfume, and producing film, P. Diddy is now about to star in a TV movie. The hip hop mogul is joining the cast of the long-awaited adaptation of the Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun."

Starring in alongside the likes of Phylicia Rashad, John Stamos, Sean Patrick Thomas, David Oyelowo, Bill Nunn and Cephas Jones, Diddy is slated to portray the role of Walter Lee Jr. The film, a three-hour production, was shot December last year and tells the story of a family's struggles in Chicago's South Side in the 1950s.

"A Raisin in the Sun" will be shown on ABC February 25th next year at 8 PM ET, the day after the annual Oscar broadcast.

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