Karrueche Tran Lands New Role in BET Drama ‘Games People Play’ as Lauren London Takes Minimal Role in Wake of Nipsey Hussle’s Death

by Jeremy Spirogis
Lauren London

Lauren London followers love her within the BET tv present Games People Play. But, within the wake of Nipsey Hussle’s loss of life, many have been questioning whether or not or not London will return to the sequence.

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London is reprising her function however taking a step again as a full-time solid member. Karrueche Tran will be part of the present as the brand new lead for its second season.

Lauren London in ‘Games People Play’

Games People Play is a sports activities drama sequence that focuses on the lives of {couples} and pals inside the NBA. The sequence chronicles all the scandals and nice lengths gamers and their circle will undergo to attain the final word cover-up to avoid wasting their households and public picture.

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In the sequence inaugural season, London stars as Vanessa King, the spouse of the dishonest star basketball participant, Marcus King (Sarunas Jackson). The couple are faculty sweethearts and Vanessa grapples with giving up her desires to play a doting spouse and mom.

Throughout the season, she struggles with salvaging her marriage and shifting on, whereas changing into romantically concerned with a school friend. By the top of season one, Vanessa turns into pregnant and decides to stick with Marcus, although it’s not revealed whether or not or not Marcus is the daddy of her unborn youngster.

Lauren London tries selling ‘Games People Play’ amid Nipsey Hussle’s loss of life

Games People Play premiered in April 2019, inside a month of the tragic loss of life of Hussle, London’s longtime associate. Understandably, London didn’t totally take part in selling the present as she started grieving.

With the exception of some Instagram posts to advertise the present, London’s consideration has been on caring for her two youngsters and honoring Hussle’s legacy.

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She’s accepted quite a few awards on Hussle’s behalf, together with the rapper’s first Grammy this previous yr. She additionally works on increasing his clothes and life-style model, The Marathon Clothing. 

Lauren London takes a minimal function on ‘Games People Play’; Karrueche Tran casts

Games People Play is returning for a second season. London is returning however in a extra minimal function. Deadline experiences Tran is solid as the brand new star of the present as Eden Lazlo. Her character is the daughter of the LA Vipers proprietor, the staff Marcus performs for. 

From the outline, it seems that Tran’s character will finally be a love curiosity for Marcus, including extra drama to the storyline. 

The Tracey Edmonds produced sequence additionally stars Parker McKenna Posey, Jackie Long, Kendall Kyndall, and Karen Obilom. The sequence is predicated on the guide of the identical title, written by creator Angela Burt-Murray.

Karrucehe Tran’s budding appearing profession

This isn’t Tran’s first lead function. The former girlfriend of Chris Brown is creating her personal path from her well-known ex as an actor, with starring roles on the TNT drama Claws, and the Emmy-award successful digital sequence The Bay.

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She’s additionally appeared in quite a few movies, together with the made for TV comedy A Weekend With the Family and Only For One Night. 

Tran’s most up-to-date appearing credit embody Fox’s Deputy in a recurring function as Genevieve and guest-starring alongside Tracy Morgan on his well-liked TBS comedy The Last O.G. 

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