Thursday, March 10, 2011

Taraji P. Henson Cast in New Show

Taraji P. Henson to Co-Star in J.J. Abrams' TV Drama

Taraji P. Henson (pictured left) is taking a break from the silver screen to focus on television. The Oscar-nominated actress has signed on to play the lead female role in J.J. Abrams' newest series, "Person of Interest".

New York magazine is reporting that Henson will play a crime-fighting detective named Carter -- in a story about an ex-CIA agent (James Caviezel, Passion of the Christ, pictured bottom left) who has been asked by a billionaire (Michael Emerson, Lost, pictured bottom right) to fight crime in New York City.

She also recently finished up a movie with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Pam Grier called "Larry Crowne."

-Info from Essence magazine and Rueters

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