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Queen Latifah’s ‘Equalizer’ Reboot Pilot at CBS Casts Liza Lapira

Queen Latifah’s ‘Equalizer’ Reboot Pilot at CBS Casts Liza Lapira

Liza Lapira has signed on to the “Equalizer” reboot pilot currently in the works at CBS, Variety has learned.

She joins previously announced series lead Queen Latifah. In the new version of the series, Queen Latifah portrays Robyn McCall, an enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.

Lapira will star as Melody Chu, described as an edgy bar owner with a wry sense of humor and sunny disposition. Melody is a former colleague of Robyn’s, with whom she’s still great friends, and a highly decorated Air Force sniper in a previous life.

Lapira is no stranger to CBS, having previously starred in the comedy “9Jkl” and the drama “Battle Creek” at the network. Her other TV credits include “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life,” “Super Fun Night,” “Don’t Trust the B**** in Apt 23,” and “Dexter.” She also recently appeared

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