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Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany Takes On A New Role For NBC

Good News Everyone!

What’s this? Tatiana Maslany gets to play someone other than a clone of herself? Hit the jump to find out which NBC series has nabbed the Orphan Black star. 

Maslany is set to guest star on Parks and Recreation this season! According to Entertainment Weekly, she’ll appear in the fifth and sixth episodes. But who is she playing?

“She will guest-star as a love interest for Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari) on Parks and Recreation, NBC has confirmed,” writes EW.

We’re glad others seem to appreciate the talents of the actress who was so wrongfully passed over for an Emmy nomination recently. Now I’m wondering if they’ll make a passing reference to the BBC America series.

The season premiere of Parks and Recreation is set for September 26.

(via Entertainment Weekly, image via ETonline)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."