TV News: Vanessa Williams, Boris Kodjoe Land Pilots

TV News: Vanessa Williams, Boris Kodjoe Land Pilots

More familiar faces headed to the small screen this fall.

Published March 12, 2012

The wealth of talent coming to TV this fall continues with Vanessa Williams and Boris Kodjoe, who both landed their own pilots.

Williams follows up successful stints on Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives with a starring role on 666 Park Avenue, a supernatural drama about "a young couple who accept an offer to manage one of the most historic apartment buildings in New York City." Williams will play the cold and sophisticated wife of the building owner, played by Terry O'Quinn.

And now, something for the ladies. Super fox Boris Kodjoe booked a part on Scruples, a series about "rich and powerful clothing designer Billy Winthrop (Claire Forlani) in a world of sex, revenge and scandal." Kodjoe will play the attorney of Forlani's deceased husband.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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