CBS has announced a new legal series called Doubt, which will star Laverne Cox. While top billing will go to Katherine Heigl and Steven Pasquale, the series will mark the first time on network television a transgender actor/actress will play a reoccurring role in drama series. Laverne’s role was designed and written for a transgender actress from start to finish. The initial pilot ran in 2015, but was rewritten/recast with with the intention of persevering the transgender role.
Deadline says the series is about “a smart, chic, successful defense lawyer at a boutique firm who shockingly gets romantically involved with one of her clients, who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime.”
I guess that means next fall the transgender community will be tuning into CBS, to support our girl. Continue reading the article by SLICKLION on tranzgendr.com.