Laverne Cox Makes History with CBS Series

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Miss Laverne, you better work your Black Girl Magic!

CBS has ordered a legal drama from Tony Phelan and Joan Rater and it's making history.

"Doubt," which follows a defense attorney who might be falling for her client who may have committed a horrible crime, will co-star Laverne Cox, who was in the original pilot and the second.

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According to Deadline, this means that "Doubt" will be the first broadcast series to feature a transgender series regular character played by a transgender actor. 

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The series is expected to air this fall. 

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