The New Ironside Is The Black Murder She Wrote

    Octavia Spencer is the new Angela Lansbury now that NBC has announced a remake of its classic, long-running show "Murder She Wrote,” starring actress Octavia Spencer in the lead role. Playing a mystery author who dabbles in crime solving on the side, Octavia’s career has been in an upswing after starring in Fruitvale Station and The Help, which won her an Oscar for best supporting actress. She currently has a full schedule, working on other projects like the James Brown biopic Get On Up and promoting her debut novel Randi Rhodes.