Paula Patton to Star as Lead in ABC's Drug Cartel Drama Series 'Runner'

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Another win for diversity!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paula Patton has been cast as the lead in ABC’s upcoming drama series Runner.

The series will center on Lauren Marks, an architect whose life is turned upside down when she follows a trail of lies that leads her into the world of cartels and the illegal gun trade between the United States and Mexico.

Runner will be Paula’s first television series regular role.

We. cannot. keep. up. Kerry, Viola, Tracee, Taraji, Laverne and now Paula? Incredible.

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