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Emmy winner Alfre Woodard has been tapped to co-star opposite Christian Slater in NBC’s new drama series “My Own Worst Enemy.”
“Enemy,” from Universal Media Studios, centers on Henry (Slater), a mild-mannered suburban dad whose alter ego, Edward, is a suave spy.
Woodard will play Mavis Heller, Edward’s tough and astute boss at Janus HQ. She also has an alter ego, Helen, who gets to interact with Henry.
Woodard is the last major cast addition to “Enemy,” joining Slater, Mike O’Malley, Yara Martinez and Saffron Burrows.
The project, created by Jason Smilovic, was picked up straight to series and is slated to air in the fall at Mondays 10 p.m.
Four-time Emmy winner Woodard most recently received two Emmy noms in 2006 for her yearlong stint on “Desperate Housewives” and for the miniseries “The Water Is Wide.”
She is repped by CAA. (partialdiff)
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