Aja Naomi King joins cast of Shonda Rhimes' new ABC show



Aja Naomi King has been cast in ABC/ABC Studios’ drama pilot, How To Get Away With Murder, written by Peter Nowalk and produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. The sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller centers on ambitious law students and their brilliant and mysterious criminal defense professor who become entangled in a murder plot. King, repped by Gersh and TGE, will play one of the law students, the ambitious and confident Michaela Pratt. She also will be recurring on ABC/ABC Studios’ The Black Box.

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