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Vanessa Redgrave is headed to ABC. Following lengthy negotiations, the Academy Award winner (Julia) has been tapped to headline the network's limited series The Black Box, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The series revolves around Elizabeth Black (Sherlock Holmes' Kelly Reilly), a famed neuroscientist who seems to have it all but struggles with mental illness -- one of many secrets she keeps from her fiancé and  her family. Redgrave, who is a six-time Oscar nominee, will play Dr. Hartramph, Elizabeth's psychiatrist. The doc is the only one who knows all of Elizabeth's secrets. For Redgrave, the part comes after her starring role

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