Actress Shoniqua Shandai has landed a series regular role in the ABC comedy pilot, The Greatest American Hero, a ‘diverse’ reboot of the 80s comedy series of the same name.
The potential series stars Hannah Simone as the leading woman.
The description: Meera loves tequila and karaoke and has spent her life searching and failing to find meaning, much to the chagrin of her traditional Indian-American family. An inexplicable event occurs that will change the course of Meera’s life forever: She is entrusted with a super suit to protect the planet. Meera finally might have found purpose, but the world has never been in more unreliable hands.
Shandai’s character is Tawnia Nichols, the office manager and resident gossip at the marketing agency where Meera works.
The actress will also have upcoming recurring roles on TV Land’s Nobodies and TNT’s miniseries, One Day She’ll Darken.
Source: Shadow & Act