Shadow and Act has learned Jackée Harry is joining the cast of the long-running NBC soap opera, Days of our Lives.
She joins the cast this month and will play Paulina, a new character coming to Salem to reconnect with her family. The character, described as "successful and outspoken" is connected to the Carvers.
As the show tapes far in advance, Paulina will not appear on-screen until March 2021.
The soap opera, which is about to begin its 56th season, is set in the fictitious Midwestern town of Salem. The core families are the Bradys, Hortons, and DiMeras, and the multi-layered storylines involve elements of romance, adventure, mystery, comedy and drama.
Days of our Lives is produced by Corday Productions Inc. in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is the executive producer with co-executive Albert Alarr. Ron Carlivati is the current head writer.
Harry, known most for her iconic roles on Sister, Sister and 227, recently starred in OWN's The Paynes.