Omar Epps is Cast in ABC’s The Returned

Chris Savage

ABCAnd more casting news has come in for ABC’s upcoming series The Returned, as Omar Epps (House) is the latest actor to witness the deceased come knocking on your door.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Epps will star as “Martin Bellamy, an agent with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He’s a former cop who joined ICE when he got involved with a case involving the trafficking of children. He’s empathetic with a soft spot for kids — despite not having a family of his own — and is fascinated by Jacob (newcomer Landon Gimenez), a mysterious boy who popped up from nowhere in the middle of rural China.”

The site also reports that Kurtwood Smith (That 70’s Show) has bee n cast as well, Smith will play “Harold, Jacob’s father, who is rattled by the mysterious reappearance of his son — who appears radically unchanged despite being dead for 32 years.”

The upcoming series asks “what happens when the people you have buried and mourned suddenly appear on your doorstep as if not a day’s gone by.”

The series will also star Devin Kelley, Matt Craven, Frances Fisher, Sam Hazeldine, Samaire Armstrong, Nicholas Gonzalez, and Mark Hildreth.

So what do you guys think of this one so far?

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      1. Maddie March 9, 2013 at 6:57 pm

        I find it so unfair that this show is being made when Revival comic is already out there and is being passed up for a tv show but then they just rip off the idea and make it the returned. Kinda wrong.