Laverne Cox, podcast host.
The “Orange Is the New Black” breakout star is getting her own weekly podcast series produced by Shondaland Audio, the podcasting unit of the production company behind “Bridgerton,” “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and other hit TV drama series.
Under the working title “The Laverne Cox Show,” the weekly podcast will feature intimate conversations with guests “who provoke thought and potentially new outlooks,” according to a Monday press release. The series will debut in February.
The “Disclosure” star is already set to appear in the Shonda Rhimes drama “Inventing Anna” for Netflix and is now furthering her relationship with Rhimes’ namesake company. They hope the show will foster perspectives “that might inspire new behavior in each of us, to in turn get us closer to becoming the very best versions of ourselves,” the statement said. Cox,…