'Dreamgirls' Star Joins 'Ladies' Detective Agency'
The trade paper says that Rose will play Grace Makutsi, secretary and detective assistant to Precious Ramotswe (previously announced Jill Scott).
Also new to the cast is Lucian Msamati ("MI:5") as Ramotswe's fiance.
Minghella co-wrote the script with Richard Curtis and will produce along with
Rose recently booked the vocal lead in the Disney animated musical "The Princess and the Frog." Currently on the small screen in USA's "The Starter Wife," Rose won a Tony in 2004 for the musical "Caroline, or Change." She played Lorrell Robinson in last winter's Oscar-winning "Dreamgirls," a far cry from her first major big screen turn in 2003's "From Justin to Kelly."