In today’s world, it seems like we’re all in constant need of a reminder to slow down and take life for what it is. This is a thought that occurs to Eddie, the main protagonist in the all new mini series, The Now. The show opens up so many important conversations regarding mental health, and takes viewers on an intricate journey about their own sense of self. Starring in the series as Coop, O’shea Jackson Jr. takes on the role of an incredible friend that goes to show just how much our everyday actions can affect the people who love and care about us. The mix of a brilliant cast and incredible writing that will make any viewer rethink their own path of life creates a totally unique TV event that is sure to inspire. Jackson is no stranger to incredible performances, and though this is a unique role, he absolutely shines in it with his grace and charisma. Viewers will surely fall in love with Coop and even learn a lesson or two from him in the process. We had the opportunity to sit down with O’shea to talk about the series and his character, check out our full conversation above!
Sydney Hargrove is a current Media Studies student at Hunter College. A New York City native currently living in the Upper East Side, she got her start in the journalism field through social media management and has explored the world of on camera hosting and on the scene reporting since then.