The beautiful Gugu Mbatha-Raw……Image by Joseph

Beffta winner (Best Actress) Gugu Mbatha-Raw is embarking on a new career in

The British beauty made a name for herself by playing ‘Jenny’ in Spooks and
‘Vivienne Davis’ in the BBC’’s Bonekickers. But it was when she played
Ophelia in Hamlet opposite Jude Law in the UK’s West End and then in New
York’s Broadway that things started to change for this very talented young

Having trained at RADA, Mbatha-Raw has only been acting for a short while
but has already bagged herself a role in the new NBC TV series Undercovers
which is the latest creation from J.J Abrams. J.J Abrams is know for
breaking fresh new talent in his hit shows such as Jennifer Garner in Alias
and Evangeline Lilly in Lost.

On sceen husband Boris Kodjoe

Undercovers has been described as Mr & Mrs Smith meets Bourne Identity and
follows the story of married CIA agents who come out of retirement. Along
with some action there is bound to be some passion and chemistry on screen
as Boris Kodjoe plays her husband. This will be Mbatha-Raw’s début on the
small screen in the US.