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Laverne Cox Makes TV History, Lands Role in CBS Pilot 'Doubt'

Laverne Cox Makes TV History, Lands Role in CBS Pilot 'Doubt'

Laverne Cox has just landed a role in CBS’ new legal pilot called Doubt, Variety reports!

The 30-year-old transgendered Orange is the New Black star will play Cameron Wirth, an ivy-league educated lawyer who is “as competitive as she is compassionate.” Because she’s experienced injustice first hand, she will “fight all the harder for her clients.”

If the show is picked up for a season, it will mark the first leading role for a transgender in television history.

Laverne is Emmy-nominated for her work in Orange is the New Black, Netflix’s hit show.

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