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Katherine LaNasa could have killer role

The new NBC mystery-drama “Deception” starts tonight and most of the attention will be on the murder and figuring out who is the killer. If you had to place a bet, put some money on Katherine LaNasa’s role as Sofia Bowers. Her hard-drinking, social-climbing character certainly comes across as someone who would consider murder if it proved beneficial to her. She describes the way she’s playing Sofia – the family matriarch – as “three degrees — low hell, half drunk, and having a hot flash. When I feel like I’m in that zone, then I’m Sophia, and it was about kind of finding that stormy sea that is this person.”

The character’s a contradiction the way LaNasa’s plays her: “I think she has a lot of integrity despite being an alcoholic.”

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