Primary Wave Signs ‘Shots Fired’ Star Stephan James


EXCLUSIVE: Stephan James, who most recently starred in the Gina Prince-Blythewood-created Fox drama series Shots Fired, has joined Primary Wave Entertainment’s talent roster.

Last year, the Canada-born actor starred as track and field Olympic champion Jesse Owens in the Stephen Hopkins-directed biopic Race from Focus Features.

In addition, James, who got his start on the long-running teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation, has appeared in such films as Ava DuVernay’s Selma, opposite David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Oprah Winfrey, and Tristar’s When the Game Stands Tall, as well as BET-CBC miniseries The Book of Negroes.

James continues to be repped by Innovative and Noble Caplan Abrams.

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