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S. Epatha Merkerson is returning to NBC, the network that carried the long-running series she left (Law & Order). The actress has booke a recurring role on Deception (initially titled Notorious, and then switched to Infamous, and now will be called Deception), which stars Meagan Good as detective Joanna Locasto, a female detective who returns undercover to the wealthy family she grew up in - as the maid's daughter - to solve the murder of the notorious heiress who was once her closest friend - celebutante Vivian Lawson. The NBC series co-stars Laz AlonsoVictor GarberTate Donovan, and Katherine Lanasa co-starring. Merkerson will play Joanna’s mom Beverly Padget, the maid who worked for the wealthy family, when Joanna was a young girl. Laz Alonso is slated to play NYPD detective Will Sacovitch, who recruits Good's character, his former flame, to team up...


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