[12/11/06 - 11:04 AM] Orlando Jones to Guest Star on ABC's "Men in Trees" He'll play the estranged son of Buzz (John Amos) who has been corresponding with his newly-found brother, Patrick (Derek Richardson), in a two-episode arc.
[via press release from ABC]
ORLANDO JONES TO GUEST STAR ON ABC�S �MEN IN TREES�
Orlando Jones will guest star in a two-episode arc of the ABC series, �MEN IN TREES.� Jones will play George, the estranged son of Buzz (John Amos) who has been corresponding with his newly-found brother, Patrick (Derek Richardson). When George arrives in Elmo, he comes with some surprises of his own.
In addition to his work in almost a dozen movies in the last five years, Jones recently completed a run as Gabriel in the August Wilson play, �Fences,� at the Pasadena Playhouse in California. Film credits include �Liberty Heights� and �Evolution.� He was previously seen in the ABC series �The Evidence.� Upcoming projects include the Buena Vista feature film �Primeval� for director Michael Katleman.
�MEN IN TREES� stars Anne Heche as Marin Frist, Abraham Benrubi as Ben, Emily Bergl as Annie, Seana Kofoed as Jane, Suleka Mathew as Sara, Derek Richardson as Patrick, Sarah Strange as Theresa, James Tupper as Jack and John Amos as Buzz.
�MEN IN TREES� was created by Jenny Bicks (�Sex and the City�). Bicks, James Mangold (�Walk the Line�) and Cathy Konrad are executive producers. The series is filmed in Vancouver, Canada and is from Tree Line Films, Perkins Street Productions and NS Pictures, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.