Lamman Rucker to star in NBC comedy ‘Save Me’

Lamman Rucker is headed back to the small screen in a new NBC comedy titled Save Me. The series pilot did extremely well and was officially picked up for 13 episodes, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Written by John Scott Shepherd, the series stars Anne Heche as a woman who embarks on a spiritual transformation after her marriage goes bad. Blackactors.net has learned exclusively that Rucker will play a psychologist named Dr. John Wilkins. His character aides Heche after life events lead her to believe she’s a prophet of God.

NBCUniversal will announce it’s fall lineup next week in New York. Save Me is expected to debut in August.

Rucker’s tv credits include ‘Meet The Browns,’ ‘Half and Half’ and ‘All My Children.’ His film credits include Russ Parr‘s The Under Shepherd, and Tyler Perry‘s Why Did I Get Married? film series.

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