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Which Original X-Men Star Is Joining How To Get Away With Murder?

That would be Jean Grey herself, Famke Janssen.

Famke Janssen.
Famke Janssen.

When How To Get Away With Murder returns for Season Two, it will see Famke Janssen joining the cast for a multiple episode arc which will start from the premiere but no details have been announced on who she will play.

According to TVLine, it is rumoured that Janssen will play a 'brilliant, revered defense attorney who takes her job very seriously.'

Also joining the cast, starting from the second season premiere, is Kendrick Sampson, from Gracepoint and The Vampire Diaries, in a recurring role with no further details released about his character.

Kendrick Sampson.
Kendrick Sampson.

Aside from starring in the original three X-Men films as Jean Grey/Phoenix, Janssen has also starred in all three Taken films, House on Haunted Hill, Nip/Tuck, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Goldeneye and Netflix's Hemlock Grove.

The ABC crime drama stars Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry, Karla Souza, Charlie Weber and Liza Weil.

How to Get Away with Murder returns to ABC on September 24th.

(Source: TVLine)

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