BET’s Being Mary Jane has a new cast member.


Salli Richardson-Whitfield (I Am A Legend) has been tapped for a recurring role on the hit BET drama, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful TV news anchor.

Richardson-Whitfield, repped by Innovative and Frontline, will appear in at least five episodes as Mary Jane’s (Union) longtime friend.

It has not been revealed when Richardson-Whitfield will first appear on Being Mary Jane.