Andre 3000 to Star in ‘American Crime’

Rapper/actor Andre 'Andre 3000' Benjamin will star in season 2 of John Ridley's 'American Crime.'

Rapper/actor Andre ‘Andre 3000’ Benjamin will star in season 2 of John Ridley’s ‘American Crime.’

Lesley Goldberg of the Hollywood Reporter is reporting Hip-Hop legend and actor Andre Benjamin will star in the second season of ABC‘s hit drama American Crime. Goldberg writes:

“The Outkast singer otherwise known as Andre 3000 has been tapped to co-star in the second season of ABC’s American Crime, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The John Ridley Emmy-nominated anthology will reset its story and characters and, in season two, take place in the Midwest where an incident at a high school sparks discussions about gender issues, sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Benjamin will play Michael Lacroix, an architect who with his wife, Terri (returning cast member Regina King), are prominent members of the community in which they reside. A true power couple, they have both the financial means, as well as the acumen needed to fiercely defend their son when he becomes entangled in a scandal at an elite private school.”

Benjamin and Ridley worked together previously on Ridley’s Jimi Hendrix biopic, Jimi: All is By My Side.

Read more at Hollwood Reporter.

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