Mary J. Blige to appear on 'How To Get Away With Murder'

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Mary J. Blige is set to join Professor Annalise Keating and company for season three of ABC's hit show How To Get Away With Murder, a rep confirms to Billboard.

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The "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul" has been loading up her highlight reel with past stints in the 2009 Tyler Perry flick I Can Do Bad All By Myself, ABC's black-ish, Fox's drama Empire and played the Wicked Witch of the West, Evilene, on NBC's The Wiz Live!. In addition to a role on the Shonda Rhimes thriller, Blige will also be starring in the World War II-based dramatic film Mudbound, according to Deadline.

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Singer/ producer Mary J. Blige and husband/ record producer Kendu Isaacs attend the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival after-party for 'Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions' sponsored by American Express at Empire Hotel Rooftop on April 16, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Recording artist Mary J. Blige (L) and husband Kendu Isaacs attend the 42nd Annual American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Recording artist Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the 2011 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 01: Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs attend the 2011 McDonald's 365Black Award at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on July 1, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artist and evening honoree Mary J. Blige (L) and husband Kendu Isaacs attend VIBE's 20th Anniversary Celebration and Inaugural Impact Awards at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 8, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Singer Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the LACMA 2013 Art + Film Gala at LACMA on November 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 30: Singer Mary J. Blige (L) and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the 2010 Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute To Industry Icons at Beverly Hills Hilton on January 30, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Singer Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/AMA2011/Getty Images for AMA)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Mary J. Blige (L) and her husband Martin Kendu Isaacs (R) attend a game between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 06: Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrives on the red carpet at the People's Choice Awards 2010 held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 01: Musician Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at AFI FEST 2009 Screening Of Precious: Based On The Novel 'PUSH' By Sapphire on November 1, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs attend the Music Inspired By The Film More Than A Game album release party at Marquee on September 22, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13: Singer Mary J. Blige and husband, Kendu Isaacs arrive to the 'Precious' Pre-Gala cocktail party hosted by Lionsgate and Blackberry held at Royal Ontario Museum on September 13, 2009 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 18: Singer Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs attend the Milly By Michelle Smith Fall 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in the Promenade at Bryant Park on February 18, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)
LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 30: Singer Mary J. Blige (R) and her husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the opening of Jay-Z's USD 20 million 40/40 Club, a 24,000-square-foot sports bar and lounge at The Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino December 30, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Atlanta, GA - JUNE 20: Mary J. Blige poses with her husband Kendu Isaacs during the Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash 14 at Philips Arena on June 20, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Ben Rose/Getty Images for Radio One)
Singer Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2008 benefit held at Le Moulin de Mougins during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2008 in Mougins, France. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs (C) Mary J. Blige (L) and husband Kendu Isaacs attend the 16th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party sponsored by Chopard at the Pacific Design Center on February 24, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/WireImage)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 06: Recording artist Mary J. Blige and her husband Kendu Isaacs attend the Conde Nast Media Group's Fourth Annual Fashion Rocks Concert at Radio City Music Hall September 6, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 09: Mary J. Blige, and her husband Kendu Isaacs pose at the Hamptons Magazine Cover Party for Mary J. Blige at the Pink Elephant on June 9, 2007 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Steven Henry /Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Singer Mary J. Blige (L) and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the Saks Fifth Avenue's Unforgettable Evening benefiting Entertainment Industry Foundation's (EIF) Women's Cancer Research Fund held at the Beverly Wishire Hotel on February 20, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage)
NEW ORLEANS - JULY 07: Singer Mary J Blige poses with her husband Kindu Issacs (C), daughter Jordan (L) and son Nasir (R) at the Carol's Daughter Store during Day 3 of the 2007 Essence Music Festival, on July 7, 2007 in New Orleans, Louisana. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/WireImage)
Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 7: Musician Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the premiere of I Think I Love My Wife at the ArcLight Cinemas March 7, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 7: (L-R) Singer Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs attend the premiere of Lionsgate's 'Daddy's Little Girls' at the Cinerama Dome on February 7, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
Mary J. Blige, winner Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for 'Be Without You', Best R&B Song for 'Be Without You' and Best R&B Album for 'The Breakthrough,' and husband Kendu Isaacs (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs during 2007 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party - Arrivals at Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage for J Records)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Singer Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 11, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 14: Singer Mary J. Blige and her husband Kendu Isaacs attends the 3rd Annual Women's World Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom October 14, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Mary J. Blige and husband during 'Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls' Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals at ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by M. Phillips/WireImage)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 14: Singer Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs attend the Guggenheim Museum's Young Collectors Council 2006 Artist's Ball sponsored by Giorgio Armani at The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, December 14, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs during 2006 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party - Arrivals at Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage for J Records)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Mary J. Blige and her husband Kendu Isaacs arrive at the opening of Roberto Cavalli's new Rodeo Drive boutique on February 15, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
Mary J Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs during Glamour Magazine Salutes The 2005 Women of the Year - Inside Arrivals at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic)
Mary J Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs during The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation's 10th Annual 'Grand Slam for Children' Fundraiser - Backstage and Audience at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs (Photo by KMazur/WireImage for NARAS)
Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs during 2004 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party - Inside Arrivals at Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
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