Parker Posey Battling Lyme Disease

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 27, 2009 12:23 PM CDT
Actress Parker Posey attends a special screening of 'I Love You, Man' hosted by The Cinema Society and Details Magazine on Friday, Mar. 6, 2009 in New York.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – The generally spunky Parker Posey may be showing a little drag in her step: The 40-year-old actress has been diagnosed with Lyme disease, People reports. The illness is forcing Posey to bow out of the lead role in the stage production of This, which starts previews Nov. 6.