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The Sleepy Hollow actress joins a star-studded line of hosts who've previously appeared on the show, including Idris Elba, Anika Noni Rose, and Jussie Smollett.

Jan, 06, 2017

Actress Nicole Beharie just landed a cool new gig.

The 42 star is set to host the ninth season of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, a docu-series on the WORLD Channel that explores contemporary art, life, and culture across the African Diaspora.

The season will kick off with An American Ascent, a film about the first African-American team of climbers to attempt to climb Denali and their goal to drive other African-Americans to enjoy the outdoors. 

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Gabourey Sidibe, Idris Elba, Anika Noni Rose, and Jussie Smollett have all previously hosted. The season premieres Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. on WORLD.