Fresh off the success of The Karate Kid
, The Hollywood Reporter
is reporting that Taraji P. Henson landed a lead role in From the Rough
In "From the Rough," the Oscar-nominated "Curious Case of Benjamin Button" actor will take on a role inspired by Dr. Catana Starks, the first female head coach of an NCAA Division 1 men's team. Gyre Entertainment is producing the sports drama, which begins filming in New Orleans in early October.
is steadily working. The Washington, D.C. native has four upcoming films to her name: Peep World
, Once Fallen
, Tom Hanks
-directed Larry Crown,e
and The Good Doctor
, which also stars Orlando Bloom
. Congrats Taraji!