‘Black Jesus’ Star Kali Hawk Heading to BET’s ‘The Game’ (Exclusive)

The actress will appear on the upcoming eighth season of the comedy

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BET’s “The Game” is going Greek.

“Black Jesus” star Kali Hawk will appear on the upcoming eighth season of the show as Sonia Allen, Chardonnay’s (Brandy Norwood) sorority sister, TheWrap has learned.

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This casting would be a homecoming for Hawk, who previously starred on BET’s short lived comedy “Let’s Stay Together.”

Adult Swim viewers will recognize Hawk as Maggie on “Black Jesus.” She has also appeared in a recurring role on Fox’s “New Girl” as Winston’s (Lamorne Morris) ex-girlfriend Shelby. Hawk’s film credits include “Peeples,” “Bridesmaids” and “Couples Retreat.”

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Earlier this week, BET announced “The Game,” which follows the fictional San Diego Sabers football players and their spouses, would end after its ninth season. The final two seasons of “The Game” are currently in production.

Resolution and Luber Roklin Entertainment represent Hawk.