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4 November 5th, 2015 General Hospital Alum Annie Ilonzeh Joins Cast Of Fox’s EMPIRE!

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Some major casting news on Thursday from the hit hip-hop sudser Empire!  The hit series on Fox has added a face very familiar to daytime fans and those of General Hospital!

Actress Annie Ilonzeh, who played Maya on GH, and then later starred in the 2011  reboot of ABC’s Charlie’s Angels, has joined the cast as an ace TV reporter by the name of Harper Scott.

According to, “The character is one of the best reporters in the business and is focused on Empire. She’s tough, smart, and not above using her seductive appearance to get answers.”

Look for Annie to debut in her hot new role on the hottest show on television in the final eight episodes of season two. Those episode will happpen after Empire’s midseason cliffhanger break, and their return in the spring of 2016!

So what do you think of Annie coming to Empire? Glad to see her again? Comment below!

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  1. Carolina says:

    Wow! She was just cute with short curly hair but long hair really frames what is truly a beautiful face. Amazing!


  2. sonniorsolita says:

    Not sure what kind of journalistic standards EW employs, but if this character is “not above using her seductive appearance to get answers,” she’s not “one of the best reporters in the business,” she’s a wh*re, LOL.


    Harry replied

    Wow–harsh much?
    Male and female reporters will use their “seductive powers” in order to get answers.
    This is not sexual–we’re talking about mental seduction, not sexual.
    That said, I remember this actress fondly as Maya. She’s very good and I wish her the best of luck.


  3. penny says:

    Congrats! Love her. I hope she does more POI when it returns, her character was badazz and her appearance brought me back to the show.


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