How to Get Away with Murder: Cicely Tyson set to return in season 2
Ms. Cicely Tyson has booked a return trip to How to Get Away with Murder, EW has learned exclusively.
The veteran actress, who was nominated for an Emmy for her portrayal of Annalise’s (Viola Davis) mother Ophelia, will return in an episode toward the end of season 2 that reveals more about Annalise’s life growing up.
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“One of the questions I’m asked most is when Ms. Tyson is coming back,” creator Pete Nowalk says. “It’s been our mission to find a story worthy of her return. I’m so grateful she said yes.” So are we.
How to Get Away with Murder airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.
A version of this story originally appeared in Entertainment Weekly issue #1405, on newsstands now.
Viola Davis stars as a law professor where she teaches, wait for it, how to get away with murder.