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Sanaa Lathan reveals she was 'miserable' while filming 'Love & Basketball'

Sanaa Lathan recently revealed that she was “miserable” during filming the classic 2000 film Love & Basketball.

The 47-year-old actress told CBS Los Angeles earlier this week, “I was miserable. I can laugh about it now." 

Sanaa explained, “I got the job and I think Gina [Prince-Bythewood] finally got to the point where she had to hire somebody. It’s almost like she hired me because she couldn’t find somebody else. There wasn’t a lot of joy and there wasn’t a lot of trust in me. It was her baby and it was her first time directing. It was a big deal for her and nobody knows me then really. She gets to the point where she makes this decision with me, but I felt like the default.” 

Sanaa also added that one challenge while filming was the fact that she never played basketball before ... never even picked up a basketball before acting in this movie. 

Who would have known! Sanaa definitely bodied that role!

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