By Patrice Rivers @thatriverzgurlbrandllc
Best Actress in TV Drama series, Jurnee Smollett joins Oscar winner Allison Janney starring and executive producing in the new series on Netflix ‘Lou.’ Written by Maggie Cohn, the storyline follows a young girl that is kidnapped. Her mother who doesn’t have any choice teams up with a mysterious older woman next door to pursue the kidnapper. They take a journey to the wilderness where the dark journey test their limits exposing dark and shocking secrets from their pasts.
J.J. Abrams, Jon Cohen and Hannah Minghella of Bad Robot are also producing alongside Smollett. Smollett has also been nominated for the Critics Choice Award and the SAG Ensemble Awards. This actress has been in movies such as Lovecraft Country, Escape from Spiderhead, DC’s Birds of Prey, Eve’s Bayou and The Great Debaters. Her TV appearances includes Underground, True Blood, Parenthood and The Defenders.