Taraji P. Henson To Play A Butt-Kicking Hitman In New Role
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Taraji P. Henson stays working!

The Empire actress just closed a deal to star in an upcoming thriller Proud Mary. She will play a hit woman whose life is overturned when she meets a young boy who awakens a dormant maternal instinct. Taraji kicking some butt? We are here for it!

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Though a director has yet to be attached, production will begin this April, Variety reports.

Henson is just coming off the glow of Hidden Figures not only being the no.1 movie in the country opening weekend, but also beating Star Wars’ Rogue One for the win. Empire was also renewed for a fourth season by Fox this week.

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Congrats Taraji!