A House Divided follows the members of the wealthy and esteemed Sanders family. The family are the direct descendants of Letty Sanders, a slave who became the richest Black woman in what was then the newly formed city of Los Angeles. Following the passing of the family’s present-day matriarch, secrets are uncovered and scandals emerge about the Sanders, who are forced to band together for the sake of their survival and long-standing legacy. In the new season, the saga continues as truths are revealed, lies are told and the Sanders family further unravels.
Carissa (Demetria McKinney, Motherland: Fort Salem) struggles with learning to trust again, while battling her biggest adversary, Alexis (LisaRaye McCoy, The Family Business). Cameron Sr. (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, The Jacksons: An American Dream) navigates an international extortion plot while trying to maintain his freedom…to no avail. Meanwhile, Jupiter (Taja V. Simpson, The Oval) uses her wits and sex appeal to outsmart just about everyone as Auntie Mae (Deborah Lacey, Straight Outta Compton) and Cam Jr. (Brad James, Outer Banks) make moves to exert their power.
The scenes where McCoy and Jacobs appear together will light up your TV screen. They have a spark that is undeniable on and off screen. It’s no wonder, the pair have known each other quite sometime. LisaRaye McCoy is an entertainer, model, businesswoman, philanthropist, and the former First Lady of Turks and Caicos. She’s starred in 4 seasons of the breakout hit VH1 series, “Single Ladies,” produced by Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment. Prior to “Single Ladies,” she starred in and served as executive producer of her own hit reality show “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy.” LisaRaye initially captured Hollywood’s attention through her breakout performance as “Diamond” in Ice Cube’s directorial debut film, “The Players Club,” co-starring Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx.
On the other hand, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs is an actor, writer, director and singer. He has appeared in a number of classic film and television shows, including “Claudine” (1974), “Cooley High” (1975), “Roots” (1977) “Welcome Back, Kotter” (1975-1979), “Bangers and Mash” (1983) along with a host of other well-known titles across various genres. He has landed regular work throughout the years including his starring role in the popular ALLBLK television series “A House Divided” where he plays family patriarch ‘Cameron Sanders’ for which he earned a 2021 Daytime Emmy nomination in the ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a Daytime Fiction Program’ category.
With the release of season 4, cast members LisaRaye McCoy and Lawrence Hilton- Jacobs sat down with Just N to discuss working together, their long-standing friendship, and their characters. Press play to see full interview.