Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Deadline is reporting that comedian Mike Epps is joining the cast of LeBron James’ new dramedy, Survivor’s Remorse.
As previously reported, Survivor’s Remorse stars Jessie T. Usher as Cam Calloway and RonReaco Lee as Cam’s cousin Reggie Vaughn. The series follows Cam, a basketball phenom who moves to Atlanta with his cousin to pursue a professional sports career. However, drama ensues when the two confront the challenges of carrying opportunistic family members and their strong ties to the impoverished community that they come from.
Epps will play Cam’s uncle Julius, who moves from the Dorchester projects to Cam’s Atlanta mansion. While he is enjoys his nephew’s success, Julius still tries to keep the family on point with guidance and wisdom. The series also stars Erica Ash, Teyonah Parris and Tichina Arnold as Cam’s mother Cassie.
In other related news, Epps has also been added to BET’s popular adult series, Being Mary Jane. Reportedly, Epps will play Chris Warren, a successful husband and father that Mary Jane (Gabrielle Union) envies.
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