Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje on 106 & Park

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje on 106 & Park

British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje stops by to discuss his role in the thriller "The Thing."

Published October 12, 2011

That thing, that thing, that thing! Was Lauryn Hill singing about Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje all those years ago? We think so. Adewale is stopping by 106 & Park today, Wednesday, October 12 to discuss his upcoming role in the film The Thing

Akinnuoye-Agbaje was born in Islington, London, the son of Nigerian immigrants of Yoruba origin. He is best known for his roles in the HBO prison series Oz and as Mr. Eko on ABC's survivor drama Lost. Akinnuoye-Agbaje has also stated that he will be directing a movie about his life story.

The Thing is a science-fiction horror film that follows a team of Norwegian and American scientists who discover an alien buried deep in the ice of Antarctica, realizing too late that it's still alive and is consuming and imitating the team members. Akinnuoye-Agbaje portrays Derek Jameson in the horror flick.The Thing hits theaters this Friday, October 14.

Tune into 106 & Park today, Wednesday, October 12 at 6P/5C to watch Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje discuss his upcoming role in The Thing.

(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Written by Genese Jamilah

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