Lorraine Toussaint (Rosewood, Orange is the New Black) has been cast as a regular in the third season of AMC series Into the Badlands.

Loosely based on the Chinese tale Journey to the West and set in a land controlled by feudal barons, Into The Badlands tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Daniel Wu) and a young boy, M.K. (Aramis Knight), who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

The series was created by executive producers/showrunners/writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and is executive produced by Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg, along with David Dobkin, Stephen Fung, Michael Taylor and Daniel Wu.

Toussaint is known as a lead actress for her role as Rene Jackson in Lifetime’s Any Day Now and her recurring role as defense attorney Shambala Green in NBC’s Law & Order. Her long list of  credits include Crossing JordanSaving GraceUgly BettyFriday Night LightsBody of ProofForever, and The Fosters. She is a SAG Award and Critics’ Choice Award winner and NAACP Image Award nominee for her extraordinary performance as inmate Vee on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black.  She starred in Selma, and just wrapped up a stint on Fox’s Rosewood.  She can be seen next in the upcoming drama thriller Fast Color.



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