Luke James in 'THEM: The Scare' on Prime Video

The streets of Twitter are going up for Luke James after his stellar, captivating, and downright terrifying performance in Prime Video’s “THEM: The Scare.” 

Luke James Stars As ‘Edmund Gaines’

Luke James as ‘Edmund Gaines’ in ‘THEM: The Scare’ (Courtesy of Prime Video)

In the second installment of Little Marvin’s horror anthology series, Luke plays the role of Edmund Gaines.

Edmund, a pizza shop worker with aspirations of becoming an actor, grapples with a multitude of internal demons that manifest in unexpected and unfathomable ways.

Luke James is a gifted vocalist who has proven he has acting chops, but his performance in “THEM: The Scare” will undoubtedly elevate his status in Hollywood as “one of them.” 

Social Media Reactions To Luke James’ Performance

Viewers of the series have taken to their Twitter timelines to react to Luke’s performance and give him flowers for a job well done.

About ’THEM: The Scare’


“Them” is once again be set in Los Angeles (the first installment, subtitled ‘Covenant’, took place in Compton circa 1952 but will move the time frame forward to 1991).

The story centers on LAPD Homicide Detective Dawn Reeve, who is assigned to a new case: the gruesome murder of a foster home mother that has left even the most hardened detectives shaken.

Navigating a tumultuous time in Los Angeles, with a city on the razor’s edge of chaos, Dawn is determined to stop the killer.

But as she draws closer to the truth, something ominous and malevolent grips her and her family…

The series cast includes Deborah Ayorinde (Riches, Harriet) as “Detective Dawn Reeve,” Pam Grier (Foxy Brown, Bones, Ghost of Mars, Jackie Brown) as “Athena,” Grammy-nominated musician and actor Luke James (The Chi, Insecure)  as “Edmund Gaines.”

Rounding out the cast are Joshua J. Williams (Cloak & Dagger, Mudbound), Jeremy Bobb (The Continental, God’s Country), Wayne Knight (Seinfeld, Narcos), Carlito Olivero (This Is Me… Now, Escape Room: Tournament of Champions), Charles Brice (Homeland, The Blacklist, Watchmen), and Iman Shumpert (The Chi).

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THEM: The Scare” is now streaming on Prime Video. 

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