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Megalyn Echikunwoke gets 'Made in New Jersey'

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by Natasha Greeves
July 24, 2012 5:10 PM
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Megalyn Echikunwoke

Megalyn Echikunwoke joins the cast as a CBS Legal Drama Made in New Jersey as a series regularMegalyn is best known for her role as Holly on  90201 and April on Showtimes House of Lies. We will also be able to catch her as part of the supporting cast in the upcoming Die Hard film A Good Day to Die Hard.

Made In New Jersey "Centers on a working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete with her more polished colleagues at a top New York law firm" 

Megalyn will play Riley she is described as " . . the daughter of an ambassador and a Silicon Valley pioneer — giving her a sophisticated, worldly flair that makes her an asset to any case involving international clients."

Made In New Jersey is set to Premiere Friday, September 28th.

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6 Comments

  • THE BLACK POLICE | July 25, 2012 12:24 AMReply

    What the heck is up with these incomplete heading capitalizations? Natasha Greeves please get it together!

  • WOW | July 26, 2012 6:00 AM

    WOW! Black Police, when you first arrived your comments were -- sort of -- original and sometimes insightful, but as of late you've become a boring little prick. You "nag" and nit-pick more than an eighty year nun. Get it together - man?

  • JE from the CG | July 24, 2012 11:40 PMReply

    I am relieved to see the underrepresented light-skinned sisters are finally getting jobs in Hollywood.

  • Mark | July 25, 2012 10:33 AM

    She's hardly light-skinned. That picture's lighting makes her seem lighter than she is.

    Megalyn is the same skin tone as Elise Neal: http://yuppieaddict.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/megalyn-echikunwoke-dr-tara-price-csi-miami.jpg

    http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BMTg1MDMyNjExMV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwODY1OTQ1NA@@._V1._SY314_CR3,0,214,314_.jpg

  • ALM | July 24, 2012 9:24 PMReply

    Side note: Her skin is gorgeous. It's so smooth and blemish free.

  • Jai | July 24, 2012 7:19 PMReply

    I wonder if she'll be going back to House Of Lies. Wow, another black woman on CBS I'm shocked.

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