January 24, 2022 | Vision Newspaper |
Rising Nigerian – Canadian Actor, Emeka Agada will be appearing in the upcoming Amazon original series Reacher, based on the Jack Reacher character from Lee Child’s international bestselling books. Amazon Prime Video has the series set to premiere on Friday February 4th, 2022. He plays JD, a leader of a tough crew at the Georgia penitentiary. The Amazon Original Series first season which features eight episodes will be available to stream in more than 240 countries and territories on the same day.
Reacher follows Jack Reacher, a veteran military police investigator who has just recently entered civilian life. Reacher is a drifter, carrying no phone and the barest of essential as he travels the country and explores the nation he once served. When Reacher arrives in the small town of Margrave, Gregoria, he finds a community Grambling with its first homicide in 20 years. The cops immediately arrest him, and eyewitnesses claim to place Reacher at the scene of the crime.
When he works to prove his innocence, a deep-seated conspiracy begins to emerge, one that will require Reacher’s keen mind and hard-hitting fist to deal with. One thing above all is for sure: they picked the wrong guy to take the fall. The Amazon Original series is produced by Skydance Television, Paramount Television studios and stars Alan Ritchson Malcolm Goodwin, Willa, Fitzgerald, Chris Webster, Hugh Thompson, Maria Sten, Harvey Guillen, Kristin Kreuk, Currie Graham, Marc Bendavid, Willie C. Carpenter, Maxwell Jenkins and Bruce McGill also Star. The executive producers are Nick Santora, Lee Child, Don Granger, Scott Sullivan, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Bill Bost.
Emeka is best known for his renowned guest starred performance as Dillion James on season two of Global TV’s medical drama, Nurses which is available on Stack TV /Prime Video. The episode was directed by John Fawcett, the creator of Canadian Screen Award winner, Black Orphan. His TV credits also include CBS drama Ransom and Blues Clues & You. He most recently wrote/directed comedy web series Black Smith and short film Entangled which had a film festival run in 2020. Emeka is also expected to appear in original adventure series Ruby and The Well which is set to premiere via BYUTV on February 27th, 2021.
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