Taraji P. Henson To Star As Miss Hannigan in NBC’s Annie Live!
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 25: Taraji P. Henson attends ?Refinery29?s 29Rooms: Turn it Into Art,? on July 25, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Refinery29)

Taraji P. Henson has been cast as orphanage villain, Miss Hannigan in the NBC’s version of, Annie Live.

It will air on NBC December 2.

Carol Burnett played Miss Hannigan in the 1982 movie and Taraji said that is why she wanted the role.

She said she has always idolized Carol Burnett.

Carol Burnett, Kathy Bates, Cameron Diaz, where do you think Taraji will rank among the past Miss Hannigan’s?