Actor Mekhi Phifer arrives at Summit Entertainment's press event for the movies 'Ender's Game' and 'Divergent' at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 18, 2013 in San Diego, California

Actor Mekhi Phifer arrives at Summit Entertainment’s press event for the movies ‘Ender’s Game’ and ‘Divergent’ at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 18, 2013 in San Diego, California

*Mekhi Phifer is taking his talents to Showtime.

The “ER” alum has signed on for the upcoming third season of Showtime‘s comedy series “House Of Lies” as a recurring, reports Deadline.com.

He will play Dre, a successful business mogul and clothing company founder who hires Marty (Don Cheadle) to help expand his empire.

Season 3 of “House Of Lies” premieres Jan. 12.