Andre Benjamin Returns To Shield

While speaking to Andre Benjamin on his role for “Semi Pro,” he mentioned to Blackfilm.com that he will be returning for the series finale on “The Shield”

Benjamin made his acting debut with a small role on the show in an episode titled ‘On Tilt’ from Season 3 in 2004.

He played comic book store owner named Robert Huggins, overrun by hookers, who decides to take keeping the piece in his violence-torn neighborhood into his own hands.

Benjamin confirms he’s reprising his role – “I’m actually playing a guy running for mayor in the show finale. My character was first introduced years ago in a small role.” Season 7 will premiere in summer 2008 and will consist of 13 one hour episodes.