Gina Prince-Bythewood attends the 8th annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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DeWanda Wise is set to join the new show.

Sydney Scott
Feb, 19, 2016

Shots Fired, Fox's new series from Gina Prince-Bythewood, just added DeWanda Wise to its cast.

The show will premiere later this year and stars Sanaa Lathan as an expert investigator sent to a small town in Tennessee after a racially-charged shooting.

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Wise will play Shameeka Campbell, a resident in one of the town's worst neighborhoods whose son was killed by police.

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Considering our current political climate, Shots Fired is sure to be one of the most talked about shows of the year.

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