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Omar Epps Signs With Independent Artist Group

EXCLUSIVE: Actor Omar Epps has signed with Independent Artist Group for representation.

Recently starring in three seasons of Starz’s hit crime drama Power Book III: Raising Kanan, which is coming back for a fourth, Epps is otherwise perhaps best known for starring alongside Hugh Laurie across all eight seasons of Fox’s acclaimed medical drama House. A three-time NAACP Image Award winner, he’s also been seen on shows like USA drama Shooter, NBC’s Emmy winner This Is Us, and ABC’s Resurrection, to name a few.

On the film side, Epps’ recent credits include Lionsgate’s thriller The Devil You Know, as well as Netflix’s Fatal Affair with Nia Long, which was the streamer’s most-streamed film in the U.S. in the two weeks following its debut. Other notable big-screen credits include Gina Prince-Bythewood’s acclaimed debut feature Love & Basketball and the hit urban drama Juice, as well as college cult classic The Program opposite Halle Berry and John Singleton’s Higher Learning.

The author of the YA sci-fi duology NUBIA: The Awakening and NUBIA: The Reckoning, Epps also founded BrooklynWorks Films, a production company additionally functioning as an arts-based non-profit organization that works with under-served children. In addition, he serves on the advisory boards of ThinAire and ModLabs, and on the Board of Directors of The Creative Coalition.

Up next, Epps will be seen in two starry projects for Netflix: Lee Daniels’ horror thriller The Deliverance with Andra Day, Mo’Nique, Aunjanue Ellis and more, and limited series The Perfect Couple, based on Elin Hilderbrand’s New York Times bestseller, which has him sharing the screen with Nicole Kidman and Liev Schreiber, among others.

Epps continues to be represented by Untitled, Vision PR, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.

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