Jovan Adepo just wrapped shooting the lead of Paramount/Bad Robot’s WWII film, Overlord, opposite Wyatt Russell. The film is scheduled to be released in October, 2018. He is scheduled to begin shooting the feature A Violent Heart opposite Grace Van Patten in January, 2018. Jovan is currently attached to star in José Padilha’s new feature Arc of Justice opposite Russell Crow and David Oyelowo.
He could last be seen in Fences, the August Wilson play, as Denzel Washington and Viola Davis’ son. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. Denzel directed this classic adaptation for Paramount with Scott Rudin and Todd Black producing.
Jovan can also be seen in Mother! in a supporting role opposite Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem.
He became known for his series regular role on HBO’s critically acclaimed and Peabody Award winning series The Leftovers, where he played the teenage ‘Michael Murphy,’ who was introduced in Season Two. Jovan reprised his role as Michael on the show’s third and final season which premiered in April 2017.
In addition to his work in front of the camera, Adepo continues his love for theater as a member of the prestigious Robey Theatre Company in Los Angeles. In 2014, he appeared in their critically acclaimed production, The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel.