Fact: Actress Gina Torres is returning to work on hit legal drama Suits in a new spin-off series. Laurence Fishburne's wife walked away from the longrunning series, which shoots in Toronto, Canada, last year (16) to spend more time with her Los Angeles-based family, but her character, top attorney Jessica Pearson, made a surprise cameo at the end of the current season six, setting her up for a new show centred on Pearson's future endeavours. Torres will star in and produce the project, which is currently in the early stages of development, for America's Universal Cable Productions, the same company behind Suits, according to Deadline.com.
Fact: Laurence Fishburne's wife Gina Torres is to join the cast of hit teen drama GOSSIP GIRL. The actress will appear in the upcoming third season of the show, due to air in the U.S. next month (Sep09).