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From one ABC legal drama to another.

Taraji Henson, who last season played Carl Sack's New York office colleague on Boston Legal, has been booked for a three-episode arc on Eli Stone, TVGuide.com has learned.

Henson will be playing Angela, the daughter of Loretta Devine's Patti.

The actress' previous credits include the acclaimed 2005 film Hustle & Flow (in which she played Shug, earning several awards nominations). Later this year, she can be seen in Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys (in theaters Sept. 12) and the Christmas Day releases The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (starring Brad Pitt) and Hurricane Season. - Matt Mitovich

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