Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Exclusive Flashback: Denzel Washington Cast Is Named for Broadway “Raisin”


This is so boring. Today, the trades are saying “it’s been reported” who the cast is for Denzel Washington’s Broadway return in “A Raisin in the Sun.,” Yes, told you on July 19th and the 23rd, exclusively, that Diahann Carroll, Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose are joining the Kenny Leon production for a March 2014 assault on the Tony Awards.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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