IDRESS DEGAS (I Do Penis) - Classically trained Chicago native Idrees Degas made his debut in the play "The Heritage" and later at The Goodman Theater in "Ma Rainy's Black Bottom." Other theatre credits include, Six Letters in Harlem, A Soldiers Play in which Idrees plays Sgt. Waters, Amistad, Birth of The Blues and Invitation rto a Stranger. Idrees is proud to be apart of The Penis Monologues" The Long Hard Truth." written and directed by Karen Roberson. Idrees is a student of The Meisner Technique of training at The Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago and later in Los Angeles at The John Ruskin School of acting and Ivanna Chubbick Studio. Idrees recently booked "Ballstreet", a comedy pilot starring Don Cheadle and Andrew Rannells for the cable network Showtime directed by Seth Rogen. Currently, Idrees can be seen in the eight time award winning film " Regionrat" directed by Javier Reyna and written by Richard Laskowski. Regionrat won critical acclaim at The Barcelona Planet Film Festival for best narrative feature film, The Chandler International Film Festival for best feature film, The Fesiigious International Film Festival. The Utah Film Festival and Awards, The 18th Annual First Glance Film Festival and The London Independent Film Awards. Regionrat will make its Los Angeles Primiere Saturday night at The Lammle North Hollywood Theatre. Idrees can also be seen in the Sci Fi Thriller film "One Under the Sun" , directed by Vincent Tran & Riyanna Hartley. It made it's internatiional world premiere  in 2016 Cannes Film Fesitival and just recently Gravitas Ventures acquired the rights to the science fiction drama. The film premiered in the US on Feb. 25 2017 and can be seen on seen on Hulu, Netflix and Amazon Prime. Reviews were written by Huffington Post, Indie Wire and Deadline Hollywood. Even the Marvel Comics Stan Lee noted that " One Under the Sun" brings the audience on an emotional journey and challenges the their notions of war. Idrees plays Dir. Bowe who races  through a breathless manhunt to capture a fugitive after she discovers she possesses an extraordinary gift.  Their non-stop chase is one of exhilarating speed- all out. His mission is to silence her. Other film credits include Scandal in which Idrees plays a West African Prime Minister opposite Actress Kerry Washington, Supergirl, American Crime Story, which he plays an Islamic body guard opposite Actors Courtney B. Vance and John Travolta. Idrees is looking forward to working in the next Emmy Award series or any feature opposite Meryl Streep

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