Based on the novel by Celeste Ng, the series stars Kerry Washington (Race, American Son) and Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde, Big Little Lies). Rose will appear in a flashback episode playing an art professional who mentors a younger version of Mia. (Tiffany Boone will play the younger version of Washington’s character in flashback.)
Rose starred as Lorell Robinson in the 2006 film adaptation of Dreamgirls and earned a Grammy nomination for the soundtrack. Her screen credits also include The Good Wife, Private Practice, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, and Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.
Little Fires Everywhere also features recent Children of a Lesser God star Joshua Jackson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jade Pettyjohn, Jordan Elsass, Gavin Lewis, Megan Stott, Lexi Underwood, and Huang Lu.