Tony-winning actress Anika Noni Rose is set to take on a new role in a scripted pilot from BET.

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Rose will play Eva, in the two-hour scripted pilot The Yard. Eva is the newly elected President of fictional college Georgia A&M, where she finds a freshman class that proves to be more than she bargained for. 

Anika Noni Rose Joining the Cast of ‘Power’

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Rose also has a guest arc on the upcoming season of Power and we’ll soon see her in the History Channel’s remake of Roots

No word yet on when The Yard will air, but it definitely sounds promising.

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