‘Living Single ‘ Star Erika Alexander Joins AMC Drama Pilot ‘Low Winter Sun’

Erika Alexander Erika Alexander, best known as Maxine Shaw in the long-running sitcom “Living Single,” has joined the cast of AMC’s new drama pilot “Low Winter Sun.”

The project, based on the 2006 UK miniseries of the same name, is being billed as a contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption that starts with the murder of a cop at the hands of fellow Detroit detective Frank Agnew (Mark Strong, who starred in the British version). Seemingly the perfect crime, in reality the murder activates forces that will forever alter that detective’s life and pull him into the heart of the Detroit underworld.

Alexander, who was recently appeared in an episode of USA’s “Suits,” will play Louise “LC” Cullen, a strong and intimidating cop who is completely matter-of-fact and straightforward in everything she does.