Taraji P. Henson is following a growing trend of big screen actors moving to television. She recently got signed up to be part of new CBS drama series, “Person of Interest.”

The new show tells the story of an ex-CIA agent, who is recruited by an off-the-rocker billionaire to fight crime in NYC. Henson will play the role of Carter, female detective.

Already cast is Michael Emerson as the billionaire.

Henson has been appearing in quite a few films lately and is ready to try something new. Her talent and reputation are certainly going to take her far on the television screen.