Ava DuVernay is adding more star power to her new OWN series Cherish the Day. Screen legend and film icon—CICELY TYSON—will be a series regular and joins previously announced actors Xosha Roquemore and Alano Miller.

Cherish the Day, chronicles the stirring romance of one couple, with each episode spanning a single day. The season-long narrative will unfold to reveal significant moments in a relationship that compel us to hold true to the ones we love, from the extraordinary to the everyday.

Tyson will star as Miss Luma Lee Langston, a legendary star of stage and screen in decades past. She is also the employer of Gently James, played by Roquemore.

Cherish the Day is produced for OWN by Array Filmworks and Harpo Films in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television. Acclaimed filmmaker Tanya Hamilton (Queen SugarNight Catches Us) will direct the Cherish the Day series premiere written by DuVernay.

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