Erica Ash To Star In BET Legal Drama ‘In Contempt’

With the end of Being Mary Jane (2018) BET is looking to add more BET-owned series including the upcoming straight-to-series 10-episode order for legal drama In Contempt starring Erica Ash (Survivor’s Remorse).

The drama with be set in the fast-paced world of a legal aid office in New York City and follows Gwen Sullivan (Ash), an opinionated attorney whose passion for her job and clients make her arguably the most talented public defender in her district.

Ash is fresh off her breakout starring role on Starz comedy Survivor’s Remorse, which wrapped its four-season run Oct. 15. She is an NAACP Image Award nominee whose credits include Broadway’s The Lion King and TV work on Real Husbands of Hollywood and MadTV.

The cast also includes Megan Hutchings (Reign) as Tracy Campbell, a public defender and Gwen’s friend and roommate. Christian Keyes (BET’s Let’s Stay Together) as Charlie Riggs, an attorney with an ego who is Gwen’s boss and friend with benefits. Mouna Traoré (BET’s Book of Negroes) as Vanessa Winters, a rookie attorney learning what it means to be woke. Tobias Truvillion (Empire, The Blacklist) as Bennett Sherman, Gwen’s longtime secret crush and former law professor. Richard Lawson (Poltergeist, Grey’s Anatomy, Real Husbands of Hollywood) as Earl Sullivan, Gwen’s father. Ronnie Rowe Jr. as Gwen’s professional nemesis; and Daniel Kash Gwen’s boss.

Facebook Comments

Tags:

You May Also Like

Best Black Holiday Movie

The holidays are officially upon us so that means it is time to get ready ...

Jezebel Investigates: The Mammy Caricature 

This post was originally published on this site For Women’s History Month, Jezebel and ...

The Biggest Black Business And Other News This Week

This post was originally published on this siteIn case you’ve missed some of the news ...

Powerful Black Business Owners and Executives Push Black Economic Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteHeavyweights from the world of black business, ...

It’s Time For Your First Solo Travel Adventure; Here’s Where To Start

This post was originally published on this site Colton Duke There’s just something about ...

These Lesser-Known National Parks Are Ideal For Summer Travel

This post was originally published on this site Unsplash There are 60 National Parks ...

Cryptocurrency Company Funds Over 35,000 Teachers’ Classroom Projects

This post was originally published on this siteDonorsChoose.org, a funding platform of teachers’ classroom ...