Actor Lance Gross To Star In NBC Secret Service Drama

Actor Lance Gross will bring his brand of blackness to NBC in a new drama starring him as a Secret Service agent. Is a ‘Black James Bond’ show next?

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The Howard University grad is already slated to be featured in the upcoming March release of Tyler Perry’s Temptation, and now is looking to take his talents to NBC. According to Deadline (via Necole Bitchie), actor Lance Gross will star in the Peacock Network’s newest action-thriller.

He will play a Secret Service agent Marcus Finley in the emotionally charged drama who faces the kidnapping of the President’s son on his first day on the job.

The House Of Payne star will find himself alongside Halston Sage (How To Rock) in an environment set in and around the world of Washington D.C. Sage will play Amber, the daughter of Meg (X-File’s Gillian Anderson), who is among the abducted.

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