Erika Alexander and Derek Luke on Survival in Epix’s American Refugee

If the US government collapses, then everyone is alone with the survival mentality. At Epix American refugee, the nation was on the brink of chaos and collapse and everyone turned for help. With stars Erika Alexander and Derek Luke, the story is very close to reality and home.

The film also stars Sam Trammell, Zamani Wilder, Jessi Case, Vince Mattis, Charity Jordan and Peyton Jackson. Ali LeRoi directed the film from a screenplay written by Allison Buckmelter and Nicolas Buckmelter.

Here’s the official synopsis:

A family seeks refuge in a neighbor’s bunker as the US economy crumbles and the nation is under martial law. There, they discover that the danger inside is potentially greater than the danger outside.

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LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke to actors Erika Alexander and Derek Luke about the film. We talked about the survival mentality, the sets, Sam Trammell and a lot of other things.

Erika Alexander is best known for her roles as Pam Tucker on NBC The Cosby Show and as Maxine Shaw on FOX Living Single. She has won numerous awards for Living Single, including two NAACP Image Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. His other credits included The long walk home, 30 years to life, Already seen, and Get out.

Derek Luke made his screen debut in 2002 Antwone Fisher, in which he won the Independent Spirit Award. He played Gabe Jones in Captain America: The First Avenger. Also he is known for Kevin Porter in Netflix 13 reasons why. His other credits included Miracle at Sainte-Anne, Biker boyz, Road to glory, TNT HawthoRNe, and FX Americans.

American refugee currently plays on EPIX and is available for digital purchase through Paramount Home Entertainment.

Watch the exclusive interview with Erika Alexander and Derek Luke below. Let us know what you think.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, EPIX

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