Actress Anika Noni Rose is set to join the cast of Power when it returns for its third season next spring. Anika will reportedly play the role of LaVerne Thomas, a streetwise beat cop from Ghost and Tommy’s former neighborhood.
Anika’s arc is set to last throughout season three, which recently went into production. Other names reportedly coming on board for season three include Basketball Wives: LA star Drea Michelle, Queen Latifah and Jermaine Dupri.
Anika also recently wrapped up shooting on the Roots remake. She plays the role of Kizzy, originally made famous by actress Leslie Uggams.