Orange Is The New Black's Laverne Cox Has A New Show

February 12, 2015 12:32 AM

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Laverne Cox has become one of the more dominant faces representing the incredibly popular Netflix series Orange is the New Black. The previous reality TV-star turned actress has brought light to the lack of transgender representation in television, and made history as the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the acting category. And beyond the strides she’s made in LGBT awareness, Cox’s acting chops have become increasingly impressive over the last two seasons of Orange is the New Black, so much so that other TV networks have noticed and the actress just scored a co-starring role in CBS Drama pilot Doubt.

According to TV Line, Cox will be playing the role of Cameron Wirth, a transgender attorney who is incredibly passionate about her job. She’s Ivy League-educated, competitive and compassionate, but above all else, because of the first hand injustice she has personally experience, she fights even har...

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