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Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta Movie Ordered at Lifetime With All-Black Cast



Lifetime is putting a contemporary spin on a literary classic with Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta.
It reimagines Jane Austen’s iconic novel as a church-based drama in present-day Georgia.

Jackee Harry (Sister, Sister) as preacher’s wife Mrs. Bennet.
Lizzie : Hit the Floor‘s Tiffany Hines,
Jane : Being Mary Jane‘s Raney Branch,
Mary : The Purge‘s Brittney Level,
Lydia : Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta‘s Reginae Carter,
Kitty : newcomer Alexia Bailey,  
Reginald VelJohnson (Family Matters) as family patriarch Reverend Bennet.

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Tags: adaptations, black celebrities, casting / auditions, television - lifetime
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