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Mekhi Phifer has landed a recurring role on House of Lies, reports.

The ER alum will play Dre, a successful mogul who enlists ruthless management consultant Marty (Don Cheadle) to help build up his empire.

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Phifer's credits include Lie to Me and Torchwood. He will next appear in the big-screen adaptation of the young adult dystopian novel Divergent.

House of Lies returns Sunday, Jan. 12 on Showtime.

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