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Omar Epps Comes Back To TV With 'The Returned'

Omar Epps signs on to The Returned

The last time we saw Omar Epps on TV he was trying to keep people alive on House M.D.   Now the Love and Basketball actor has signed on to star in another TV role, but this time he will be dealing with people who refuse to stay dead.

As reported by the, Epps is cast in the upcoming ABC drama pilot The Returned, which portrays what happens when the people you have mourned and buried suddenly appear on your doorstep as if not a day’s gone by.”

That 70s Show Kurtwood Smith and Titanic actress Frances Fisher will be co-starring alongside Epps, who will take on the role as immigration agent Martin Bellamy. When a child mysteriously pops up in town claiming to be the offspring of Harold (Smith) and his wife, Lucille (Fisher),  agent Bellamy is charged with figuring things out.

Directed by The Office helmer Charles McDougal, The Returned series is loosely based on Jason Mott’s novel of the same name. The show is penned by The Killing and Criminal Minds writer, Aaron Zelman.

Not sure how to feel about this one, but we’re sure the ladies will be happy Omar Epps landed another TV gig.

Check back to see when The Returned will air on ABC.




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