Tika Sumpter Lands New Film Role

Tika Sumpter Joins The Old Man and The Gun Cast

Tika Sumpter Joins ‘The Old Man and The Gun’ Cast

Actress Tika Sumpter will be appearing in the upcoming Fox Searchlight film The Old Man and the Gun. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tika will be joining previously announced cast members Danny Glover, Sissy Spacek, Robert Redford and Casey Affleck. The film reportedly revolves around a police detective (Affleck) who becomes obsessed with capturing a lifetime bank robber (Redford) who’s managed to escape from prison 18 times. Tika will be playing Affleck’s put upon wife; Gloria.

In addition to The Old Man and the Gun, Tika is also set to appear alongside Taraji P. Henson and Danielle Nicolet (The Flash) in the upcoming Tyler Perry dramedy Acrimony. She’ll also be leaving behind her role as Candace Young on The Haves and Have Nots to topline the upcoming CBS political drama The 313.