Karrueche Tran Set to Star in TNT Pilot “Claws”

Whoo hoo! Go ahead Karrueche!

 Karrueche Tran

The socialite, cosmetics queen and actress is already slated to appear in the BET original film “Only 4 One Night” starring opposite actor Brian White and now she’s slated to appear in the brand new TNT pilot “Claws” in which she will costar opposite actress Niecy Nash.

Kae and Niecy

Written and co-executive produced by Eliot Laurence (Welcome to Me), Claws is said to be in the vein of Desperate Housewives.It follows the lives of five diverse and treacherous Florida manicurists. It soon becomes clear there is a lot more going on at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon than silk wraps and pedicures.

In her first series regular TV role, Tran will play manicurist Virginia. Full of attitude, she has been filling in at the nail salon and makes no effort to hide her boredom and impatience with the job. Nash plays Desna Simms, the owner of the salon.


Tran co-starred in and produced The Bay digital series, sharing in the show’s best Digital Daytime Drama series Emmy. She recently starred in the movie A Weekend with the Family alongside Marques Houston.

‘Claws’ will be an hour long scripted dramedy set in a Southern Florida nail salon, from Rashida Jones and Will McCormack’s Le Train Train.

Who’s going to be tuning in?

By Monique C. Tillman

Monique Tillman

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