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Uzo Aduba to star in the new series from the creators of ‘The Good Wife’

Uzo Aduba he is living without a doubt one of his best professional moments. In a few months we will see her starring in the reboot of the HBO drama ‘In therapy’, and now we have learned that to headline the cast of ‘Low Country’, the new series by Robert and Michelle King, the creator couple of series like ‘The Good Wife’, ‘The Good Fight’ Y ‘Evil’.

Uzo Aduba

In ‘Low Country’. Aduba will play Shirley Johnson, the least likely deputy sheriff of the South Carolina lowlands. Black and openly gay in a southern white stronghold, Shirley has been underrated all her life until now, who has decided to take on a wealthy white crime family that has everyone paralyzed with fear.

The project, produced by CBS Studios, It is part of an agreement that Aduba has signed with the studio to develop various television projects over the next few years. It is not linked to any chain yet but apparently it has already begun to move between different premium cable networks and streaming platforms.

A career full of recognition

Aduba became known on the small screen thanks to her role as Susanne, aka « Crazy Eyes » in ‘Orange Is the New Black’, which earned her two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe nomination. On the other hand, last year she won an Emmy in the category of best supporting actress in a miniseries for her work on the FX drama ‘Mrs. America’. In addition to ‘In therapy’, we will soon see her in the Amazon anthology ‘Alone’ next to Morgan freeman, Anne Hathaway Y Helen mirren.