April 13, 2005 04:29:17 GMT
Alfre Woodard is reported joining "Desperate Housewives" cast for the 2005-06 season, playing a woman who moves into the neighborhood with her son
Emmy-winning star Alfre Woodard is reported joining the cast of ABC's hit comedy "Desperate Housewives" and will join the show for the 2005-2006 season, playing a woman who moves into the neighborhood with her son. According to Daily Variety report on Tuesday, there had been speculation an African-American family would move into the cul-de-sac, but ABC and Touchstone, which produces the show, refused to reveal anything about Woodard's character.
As an extra news, Woodard has also signed to co-star with Antonio Banderas in the upcoming New Line feature "Take the Lead," in which the actor plays a former professional dancer who volunteers to teach dance in New York's public schools.