Lucy Liu: Hire Her at Your Own Peril

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It seems like only ten years ago that simmering actress Lucy Liu reinvigorated the Fox network's stalling Ally McBeal with the arrival of her provocative and somewhat cruel Ling Woo to the unisex corporate restroom.

The Kill Bill assassin's onscreen stength and sensuality seemed like a natural fit for Cashmere Mafia's no-nonsense Mia Mason.  But ABC canceled the Sex and the City-inspired series after only seven episodes.

But like her Kill Bill character, Liu landed on her feet, ready to do battle as Nola Lyons in another ABC show about sin and status—Dirty Sexy Money.

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  • Tim Redmond
    Tim Redmond

    I found DSM a truly unique family -ish . . . I don't know what. The very fact that so many heavy hitters were onboard the project tells a great deal about the quality of the writing and the directing. I think the real problem is the industry itself--it's rudderless.

  • Tim Redmond
    Tim Redmond

    I found DSM a truly unique family -ish . . . I don't know what. The very fact that so many heavy hitters were onboard the project tells a great deal about the quality of the writing and the directing. I think the real problem is the industry itself--it's rudderless.

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