The actor will star as Uncle Buck alongside Nia Long‘s Alexis on the half-hour project, which focuses on his character’s immature approach to rearing his brother’s kids.
Produced by Will Packer Productions and Universal TV, the “Uncle Buck” pilot is written and executive produced by Steven Cragg, Brian Bradley and Phil Traill.
Epps is currently filming “Survivor’s Remorse” for Starz and appeared in HBO’s TV movie “Bessie,” dropping in May. On the big screen, he starred in “The Hangover,” “The Hangover Part 3” and “Resident Evil: Extinction.”
CAA, Industry Entertainment and Niles Kirchner represent Epps.
Long starred in “Friday,” “Big Momma’s House” and “Big Momma’s House 2.” She has also starred on WeTV’s “The Divide” and Showtime’s “House of Lies.”
Intellectual Artists Management and Stone, Meyer, Genow, Smelkinson and Binder represent her.