Taraji P. Henson Lands Lead In J.J. Abrams CBS Pilot

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GangStarr Girl | March 4, 2011 - 4:05 pm

Taraji P Henson is still killing it! She landed the female lead in J.J. Abrams’ new CBS drama, Person of Interest.

Via Vulture: Henson, most recently seen in Tyler Perry movies I Can Do Bad All by Myself and The Family That Preys (and an Oscar nominee for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), has been cast as a female detective named Carter on the series, joining the previously confirmed Michael Emerson on the show. Person of Interest tells the story of an ex-CIA agent who is recruited by a crazy billionaire to help fight crime in New York City. 

Hopefully Person of Interest won’t suffer the same fate as Undercovers.