ROMEO AND JULIET's Condola Rashad Joins FOX's HIEROGLYPH
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HIEROGLYPH is set in ancient Egypt and centers on a thief who is taken from prison to serve the Pharaoh, played by Reece Ritchie. The 13-episode series combines fantasy and reality and involves sorcerers, the criminal underground, romantic scandals and more.
Rashad will play Nefertari, the Pharaoh's beautiful half-sister.
The series was created by Travis Beacham. He will produce alongside Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope and Miguel Sapochnik, who is set to direct the pilot episode.
Rashad last appeared opposite Orlando Bloom in ROMEO AND JULIET on Broadway in 2013. Her past Broadway credits include The Trip to Bountiful and STICK FLY, both of which earned her Tony Award nominations. She also starred in off-Broadway in RUINED.
Rashad's small screen credits include SMASH, the TV movie version of STEEL MAGNOLIAS, the online series SUBMISSIONS ONLY, and appearances on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and The Good Wife.