Sanaa Lathan has joined the cast of A24’s adaptation of Richard Wright’s book, “Native Son,” starring Ashton Sanders (Moonlight).
According to Deadline, Sanaa will play the role of Trudy Thomas, a widow who is doing her best to raise three children in a small and cramped but tidy Chicago apartment.
When her new boyfriend helps arrange a job interview for her eldest son Bigger (Sanders) to work as a chauffeur for a local real estate magnate, a chain of events is triggered that will have devastating consequences for both families.
In a post on her Instagram page, the actress wrote, “So thrilled to be a part of bringing this iconic story to life #NativeSon”
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