Paula Patton will be taking you into the world of the weapons game with her new show “Runner.”

The Baggage Claim star has signed on to star in the upcoming ABC drama, which centers on arms dealing industry. According to, Paula will be playing a woman named Lauren Marks.

From what we can tell about the series, scripted by Michael Cooney and directed by Michael Offer, Paula’s character will be in for quite a ride! Lauren will discover that the husband she thought was dead is actually alive and travelling with the woman who stole her identity.

The situation will bring a bunch of people back from Lauren’s past that she would rather have kept in her rear view mirror.


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