Tika Sumpter to Star in OWN/Tyler Perry Scripted Series!



One Live to Live alum Tika Sumpter isn't letting any grass grow under her feet. Sumpter has landed a role in one of OWN and Tyler Perry's scripted series. Oprah Winfrey made the announcement herself on Twitter stating:

New Star in the making @iamtikasumpter All New Tyler Perry shows coming to @OWNTV in May. 

So far, no word on which of the two shows Sumpter will be starring in. Both programs, The Have and Have Nots and Love Thy Neighbor, will debut May 23. Meanwhile, Sumpter is currently filming Perry's upcoming flick, A Madea Christmas, which heads to theaters December 13.

Photo by Oprah Winfrey