Omar Epps to Star in ABC’s ‘The Returned’

Omar Epps

Collin Stark

ABC’s The Returned has enlisted the help of a ‘House’ alum to lead their new pilot.

Omar Epps, who played Dr. Eric Foreman on the long-running Fox drama, has been tapped to star in the network’s supernatural drama The Returned, Blackactors.net has learned.

Based on a novel by Jason Mott, The Returned chronicles how the lives of the people in Arcadia are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return.

Epps will play Martin Bellamy, an agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement who investigates a mysterious kid in rural China claiming to be the long-dead child of an American couple.

Epps’ television credits include “Here and Now” and “ER.”