She’s booked! Sanaa Lathan has landed a lead role on a new Fox series called Shots Fired. This short-order project is about the aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in Tennessee. Lathan stars in the series as an expert investigator who digs into the cases, alongside a special prosecutor sent to the town by the Department of Justice.
According to Variety, the series is being written and executive produced by married duo Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo also will serve as executive producers on the 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine TV and Undisputed Cinema entry. Prince-Bythewood will direct.
Lathan shared her excitement about her new role, posting the Instagram message below.
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