Friday, February 14, 2020

Casting News - Omar Epps Joins 'Power Book III: Raising Kanan'; Lance Gross Books Recurring Role on 'Hawaii Five-0'

Casting News - February 14, 2020

CBS' Hawaii Five-0 and Starz's Power Book III: Raising Kanan.

  • Omar Epps has joined the cast of the upcoming spinoff of Power. He previously starred for eight seasons in HBO's House, two seasons in ABC's Resurrection and three seasons in USA's Shooter. He is currently recurring on NBC's This Is Us.
  • No details were immediately released about the character he will be playing.
  • Lance Gross has been cast in a recurring role on the drama's tenth season - with the option to become a series regular should the drama be renewed. He previously starred for eight seasons in TBS' House of Payne and will return for the upcoming BET revival season. He also starred for one season in FOX's Sleepy Hollow and one season in FOX's Star.
  • He will play Lincoln Cole, a decorated war hero and ex-Marine Gunnery Sergeant with the Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team. His actions as an anonymous good Samaritan now have him in the crosshairs of some very dangerous people, and McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin) and Five-0 are determined to protect him at all costs.