Erykah Badu, Lance Bass Tapped For ‘Hand Of God’

Amazon Studios has signed several actors to appear in its upcoming drama series Hand Of God.

Actress/singer Erykah Badu (Black Dynamite), Lance Bass (Hell & Back), Hunter Parrish (The Good Wife), Jon Tenney (Scandal) and Jacob Vargas (Sons of Anarchy) will all guest star in drama, which focuses on a a hard-living judge who, after suffering a mental breakdown, relies on messages sent by God through his ventilator-bound son to find the rapist that tore his family apart.

The series, created by Ben Watkins (Burn Notice) and Marc Forster (World War Z) will debut on Amazon Prime Instant Video this fall.

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