‘RACE’ Actor, Stephan James Lands Role in TV Series

You’ve seen him acting as John Lewis alongside David Oyelowo in the significant film SELMA.

Most recently, Stephan James transformed into historical figure Jesse Owens in ‘Race’ and now the emerging actor has been cast alongside Sanna Lathan in the new FOX event TV series, “Shots Fired.”

Created and developed by Gina Prince-BytheWood and Reggie Rock Bythewood, the drama analyzes the aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in Tennessee.

The series will see James as a special prosecutor who works with Lathan (an expert investigator), to navigate the media attention, public debate and radical unrest that follows such tragic cases. The pair is on a mission to bring justice to light before the city enters complete division.