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Sydney T. Poitier has booked a 5-episode arc on NBC’s upcoming Chicago Fire spinoff series Chicago Pd. The deal comes with an option for her to become a regular.  Poitier will play a new detective, in a role that which will cross over on Chicago Fire.  She will next be seen in a 3D reboot of Night Of The Living Dead, alongside Tony Todd, and will play Paul Robeson’s wife, Eslanda ("Essie") Goode Robeson, opposite British actor David Harewood, in a Paul Robeson biopic.

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