Laverne Cox made her debut in the 2004 drama film ‘The Kings of Brooklyn’ directed by Lance Lane. In 2008, she made her first television appearance in the Episode: "Closet" of the American crime drama television series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.’ That same year, she also became a part of the reality show ‘I Want to Work for Diddy.’ She was eliminated in the 6th episode of the show. In 2010, she joined the American reality television series ‘TRANSform Me’ created by Abby Terkuhle, Kristine Patnugot, and Robert Jason. The show went off-air after one season. She starred as ‘Chantelle’ in the 2011 American dance film ‘Musical Chairs’ directed by Susan Seidelman. The film opened to favorable reviews and scored an approval rating of 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. In 2013, she joined the cast of the American comedy-drama streaming television series ‘Orange Is the New Black’ created by Jenji Kohan. She played the role of ‘Sophia Burset’ in the show which earned her several award nominations including 2 ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nominations. ‘Orange Is the New Black’ ran for 7 seasons and aired its final episode in July 2019.
The year 2015 saw the release of the American comedy-drama film ‘Grandma’ where Cox was seen playing the role of ‘Deathy.’ The film was praised by critics and was given a 91% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It was also ranked amongst the top ten independent films of 2015 by the National Board of Review. She next appeared in television series and shows such as ‘The Mindy Project’ (2015-2017), ‘Lip Sync Battle’ (2016-2019), ‘America's Got Talent’ (2017), and ‘Doubt’ (2017). In 2017, she starred as ‘Felicia’ in the American comedy-drama film ‘Freak Show’ directed by Trudie Styler. The film saw its premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival and received mixed to positive reviews from critics. She continued to star in films like ‘Can You Keep a Secret?’ (2019), ‘Charlie's Angels’ (2019), ‘Bad Hair’ (2020), ‘Promising Young Woman’ (2020), ‘Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen’ (2020), and ‘Jolt’ (2021). She was last seen playing the role of ‘Kacy Duke’ in the American drama streaming television miniseries ‘Inventing Anna’ in 2022.
Cassie, a medical-school dropout, lives with parents and works as a waitress. But, to avenge the wrongs done to best friend Nina, she transforms by night into an apparently drunk and vulnerable girl at bars, to entrap nocturnal predators. When she learns from classmate Ryan that Al, who had raped Nina, is getting married, Cassie starts revenging those responsible for Nina’s death.
Sage is an eighteen year old girl, who visits her misanthropic grandmother Elle and tells her that she is pregnant and needs money for an abortion. Since Elle is broke herself, the two embark on a road trip across Los Angeles to try and come up with the money.
Lindy is a young woman who is struggling with her anger management problem, after she is diagnosed with a neurological condition. Her life turns outside when her boyfriend gets murdered. She sets out to find the killer, but at the same time, the cops are in pursuit of her, believing her to be the prime suspect.
Charlie’s Angels is an action comedy film which tells the story of a team of female private agents, who receive a mission from their mysterious boss to expose an international conspiracy.
Freak Show is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Billy Bloom, a teen known for his outrageous fashion sense. When he is sent to an ultra conservative high school, Billy doesn’t seem to care about any of the bullies, and sets out to make a big statement in his own way.