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Originally, Union was considered for the Monica, but in her words, “I actually auditioned for Sanaa’s role, except of course did not get it because I was not a great actor.” Of course, one of the most underrated quotes in movie history was uttered when Union said, “I want to just lick the sweat off his ass,” regarding Quincy Mc Call, played by Epps.Because really, every man wants a woman in his life who’s willing to lick the sweat off their ass. #Life Goals Lathan on playing pick-up games on set: They threw me into them all the time, that was part of my training.This would eventually lead to Sanaa Lathan table-reading for the role of ‘Monica’ in the film. Lathan notes that she was the backup choice to play the lead role in L&B, as the undisclosed actress apparently got sick. Prince-Bythewood had to think of some alternative choices for the role of Monica, which lead to a fascinating casting call because… It was very important to me to have an athlete, so when we started auditions, they had to read, but they also had to meet me on the court … I [wanted to] read Serena Williams [she spoke to our casting director, but she was unavailable], I read Marion Jones [for an audition on tape], you know, before the controversy.Who was the actress that was supposedly the top choice? I just wanted to be creative about it and find who embodied this character.Urged on by her friends to try something new and to let go of her dream of the "ideal black man," she accepts a blind date with an architectural landscaper named Brian, only to cut the date short upon first sight, because Brian is white.
Although L&B was finally put on the big screen in 2000, Gina Prince-Bythewood’s concept script was essentially finished in 1997. I remember I had a list on my fridge of all the studios and every day crossing another one off.Simply someone looking out for himself and not overly concerned with the greater good his office should be about. He has waffled and back tracked on several important issues where he should have stood a higher moral ground. The actress was asked about the film, nearly 20 years after its release, and she didn’t hold back, describing the filmmaking experience as “miserable.” She said it’s because she felt the director, Gina Prince-Bythewood, settled for her in the role of hoops player Monica Wright.“I think Gina,” who wrote the script and was making her directorial debut, “finally got to the point where she had to hire somebody,” Lathan told CBS Los Angeles.
“It’s almost like she hired me because she couldn’t find somebody else.”She admitted, “I felt like the default” hire. “I think they ended up with that one-on-one game and coming back together,” says Prince-Bythewood.