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Kerry Washington Will Topline Shonda Rhimes Show

For Colored GIrls actress Kerry Washington is set to star in the new Shonda Rhimes series, titled In Crisis. She'll play Olivia Price, a character based on real-life crisis-management consultant Judy Smith. The show will center on Price's firm and her eccentric staff. Columbus Short, last seen in Death at a Funeral, will play a lawyer on Price's team. [Deadline]

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