Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

S&A is reporting that Tony winning-actress Anika Noni Rose is starring in a new pilot for BET titled “The Yard.” The multi-talented entertainer will portray a newly elected president of a fictitious historically black college (Georgia A&M) that has to face an unruly freshman class. Rose will co-star alongside Peyton Alex Smith, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Sean Blakemore, and Jasmine Guy.

“The Yard” is executive directed by Felicia Henderson and Rob Hardy and is currently being shot in Atlanta on the campus of Clark Atlanta University.

Look for Anika Noni Rose this Memorial Day in the reboot of “Roots.”

Stay tuned…

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