'House of Lies': Matthew Carnahan calls T.I. and Mekhi Phifer an 'organic casting decision'

A lot has changed in Season 3 of "House of Lies." After the pod was destroyed by Clyde (Ben Schwartz), it's slowly coming back together, with a completely different dynamic. As that happens, Marty (Don Cheadle) and company are working with new clients who play a much bigger role in the show than those seen in the past.Mekhi Phifer and Tip Harris Jr. (T.I.) play the two heads of Dollahyde, a fashion company. After growing up together in a world of drugs and violence only to make good, they are at a point in their personal and professional relationships where it's time to sever ties. While one of them has left their previous life behind, the other definitely hasn't.When it came time to cast the parts, creator and showrunner Matthew Carnahan says choosing Phifer and T.I. was "a very organic casting decision." "Both of these guys understand this world really well," Carnahan tells Zap2it. "Both...


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