Set against the backdrop of a sprawling Memphis megachurch, the journey of estranged daughter and disillusioned preacher Grace Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge), who has returned home after 20 years on the occasion of the mysterious death of her sister, Faith. As she re-enters the world of Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, the Memphis megachurch run by her powerful parents Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David) and Lady Mae Greenleaf (Lynn Whitfield), it becomes evident that things are not as virtuous as they seem and that the family’s outward display of faith hides sin and misdeeds.
Fox will play Darius Fox, a handsome reporter covering the latest round of scandals at Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, with a liking to sandbagging high church officials in the parking lot, hoping to pressure them into blurting out something memorable.
Fox, whose film credits include Dope and Meet The Browns, recently recurred on K.C. Undercover, Shoot The Messenger and Hit The Floor, and guest-starred on Shameless and iZombie.
Production on the second season is currently underway in Atlanta for premiere in spring 2017. Greenleaf is produced for OWN by Lionsgate in association with Harpo Films and Pine City.