04:38 PM EDT 02/12/2015
Originally posted 02/11/2015 03:15PM
Laverne Cox is slipping off her orange jumpsuit and stepping into a crisp suit.
The Orange Is the New Black actress has been cast as an attorney in CBS's drama pilot Doubt, reports Variety.
According to the trade, Cox, 30, stars as Cameron Wirth, a transgender Ivy League-educated defense attorney who becomes romantically entangled with one of her clients who is charged with a brutal crime.
Originally posted 01/21/2015 12:05PM
Laverne Cox, Sam Smith and Transparent are among the nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, the nation's LGBT media advocacy organization announced Wednesday.
Originally posted 12/29/2014 12:00PM
Santa's not the only one with a list!
Originally posted 12/21/2014 08:00PM
Love is in the air this holiday season, and the weekend was no exception. From one actor courting his girlfriend at a basketball game (pun intended) to another star introducing her baby boy and two long-awaited celebrity weddings, here's the news you might have missed:
Originally posted 12/21/2014 11:30AM
Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox seems to have made Beyoncé's "very good" list this holiday season.
Originally posted 12/10/2014 03:25PM
Director, actress and mom-of-six Angelina Jolie may top PEOPLE magazine's list of 25 most intriguing people – but she isn't the only newsmaker who made headlines in 2014.
Originally posted 08/26/2014 06:25PM
See what we're still talking about from the red carpet
Originally posted 08/26/2014 10:45AM
For Laverne Cox, Monday wasn't just a special night. It was a historic one.
The Orange Is the New Black star was the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy Award. And the significance of the moment wasn't lost on her.
Originally posted 08/25/2014 06:45PM
Last year, Laverne Cox watched the Emmys at home, alone and with a bowl of ice cream.
Originally posted 08/20/2014 05:10PM
This year's Emmy nominations saw a historic first: Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox was nominated for the outstanding guest actress in a comedy series award, making her the first openly transgender person nominated in an acting category. (Conductor Angela Morley won several Emmys for music direction.)
The award ultimately went to Cox's Orange costar, Uzo "Crazy Eyes" Aduba – the win was announced during the Creative Arts portion of the awards, which took place on Aug. 16 – but Cox's nomination is a first nonetheless. Now in their 66th year, the Emmy Awards have seen many famous firsts. Have a look back at other celebrated performers who scored one of these firsts in the Primetime Emmy acting categories.
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