In between Potter films, he’s had the chance to film a few independent horror movies including The Disappeared (2008), 13Hrs (2010), and The Apparition (2011). Since Potter rapped, he’s kept busy acting in a variety of films including Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2012), and has had two films premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, In Secret (2013), previously titled Therese,opposite Elizabeth Olsen and Belle (2013) alongside Tom Wilkinson. In 2016, he co-starred alongside Joseph Fiennes and Peter Firth, in the film Risen, as well as having a supporting role in Message From the King, which starred Chadwick Boseman.
In recent years, he has also turned his sights to television, having taken on a lead role on the first season of Murder in the Firstand a recurring role on The Flash’s third season, playing antagonist Julian Albert (and his alter-ego Doctor Alchemy). Most recently, he starred in the YouTube Premium series, Origin, as Logan Maine.