Laverne Cox Admits There's 'Pressure' as Face of the Transgender Community

February 26, 2015 5:13 PM

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Laverne Cox Admits There's 'Pressure' as Face of the Transgender Community

Not only is the "Orange Is the New Black" star breaking down barriers for the transgender community, she was just cast in a CBS pilot, "Doubt," as an attorney who gets romantically involved with one of her clients.

"It's just a brilliant script," she told ABC News of the new show. "This character is a character I've always wanted to play. She's an Ivy League-educated defense attorney and she's very compassionate but very competitive. And I love to win. So I think sometimes she wants to win at any cost."

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