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Orange Is the New Black’ Regular Joins CBS Drama Pilot as Transgender Attorney

Feb 13, 2015  •  Post A Comment

One of the stars of the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black” has been cast in a new CBS legal drama. Variety reports that Laverne Cox will play a trangender attorney in the “Doubt” pilot.

Cox received an Emmy nomination last year for “Orange,” becoming the first openly transgender actor to be nominated for an Emmy, the report notes.

The project comes from producers Joan Rater and Tony Phelan of “Grey’s Anatomy.”

lavernecoxLaverne Cox on Wendy Williams’ Talk Show

 

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