Whether or not you are a longtime fan of Leslie Odom Jr. or simply caught his Oscar nominated efficiency as actual life musician Sam Cooke in “One Evening in Miami,” there is no denying that this star is a person of many skills. Odom Jr. may not have taken dwelling an Academy Award in 2021, however he already has a Tony and a Grammy Award — for Greatest Actor in a Main Function in a Musical and the “Hamilton” authentic forged recording, respectively. After becoming a member of the unique off-Broadway manufacturing of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s historic musical in 2015, Odom Jr. continued enjoying Aaron Burr within the Broadway manufacturing to overwhelming acclaim, finally incomes himself a Tony earlier than departing the present in the summertime of 2016.
Past that, Odom Jr. has additionally performed loads of work on the small display screen, popping up on standard reveals like “Gilmore Ladies,” “Gray’s Anatomy,” “Smash,” “Particular person of Curiosity,” and “Legislation & Order: Particular Victims Unit.” In 2020, he even managed to attain an Emmy nod for his voice function in “Central Park.”
There’s undoubtedly extra casting information to come back for “Knives Out 2,” however Odom Jr. will certainly make a wonderful addition to this proficient group. The primary “Knives Out” is on the market to stream on Amazon Video.