*2014 is proving to be a good year for Condola Rashad, who’s hot streak continues with a lead role in an upcoming Fox television show.
Media sources report that the entertainer will play Nefertari – “a rare beauty who intimidates even the strongest of suitors … and she knows it,” in “Hieroglyph.”
The series, set in Ancient Egypt. According to a press release, “Hieroglyph” is said to be “combo fantasy and reality, and will follow a notorious thief who leaves prison to serve the Pharaoh – a move that places him amid lots intrigue within palace walls; sex, crime, the usual.”
“Hieroglyph” is expected to be a part of NBC’s lineup next season. Rashad’s good fortune comes after co-starring in the Broadway revival of “Romeo and Juliet.”
The play, which also stars Orlando Bloom, is set to hit the big screen for a two-day run to coincide with Valentine’s Day.
More than 2,000 movie theaters across the country will show “Romeo and Juliet,” which was recorded on Nov. 27 at the Richard Rogers Theatre before closing in December.