Tonight on ABC, Sean Combs, Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad and Sanaa Lathan star in an adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry‘s play A Raisin in the Sun.
The film also screened at Sundance this year (out of competition). Most of the reviews are quite positive, which is a relief — I’m always a little worried when a masterpiece gets adapted for TV. But I’m encouraged by comments like this: “[T]hose who can relax into the leisurely pace and lush language will be rewarded with an earnest, moving night at the movies.”
Here’s the trailer:
Puffy can act! Who knew?
And then there’s Audra and Sanaa and Phylicia:
Uh, Sean who?