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Posted Wednesday 10/10/18 at 1:29PM EDT
Michael K. Williams boards HBO's Lovecraft Country
The Wire and Boardwalk Empire alum is returning to HBO for the drama revolving around a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America. Based on Matt Ruff's novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country is produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams.
Posted Monday 7/09/18 at 7:23PM EDT
Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga and John Leguizamo will star in Netflix's Central Park Five limited series from Ava DuVernay
Filming begins next month on the four-part limited series based on the five black teens who were incorrectly convicted in the 1989 brutal rape of a Central Park jogger. Williams and Leguizamo will each play a father of one of the convicted teens, while Farmiga will take on the role of a Manhattan assistant district attorney.
Posted Wednesday 6/27/18 at 9:42PM EDT
Many TV favorites have been invited to become Oscar voters, from Mindy Kaling to Andre Braugher
The Academy's new Oscar voters also include Sarah Silverman, Hank Azaria, Kyra Sedgwick, Michael K. Williams, George Lopez, Christine Baranski, Alison Brie, Rashida Jones, Dave Chappelle, Anna Chlumsky, Wendell Pierce, Olivia Colman, Gina Rodriguez, Yeardley Smith, Ken Jeong, Kumail Nanjiani, Pedro Pascal, Ann Dowd, Lena Headey and Randall Park.
# TOPICS: 90th Academy Awards, George Lopez, Alison Brie, Andre Braugher, Anna Chlumsky, Ann Dowd, Christine Baranski, Dave Chappelle, Gina Rodriguez, Hank Azaria, Ken Jeong, Kumail Nanjiani, Kyra Sedgwick, Lena Headey, Michael K. Williams, Mindy Kaling, Olivia Colman, Pedro Pascal, Randall Park, Rashida Jones, Sarah Silverman, Wendell Pierce, Yeardley Smith, Award Shows, Film Academy
Posted Wednesday 6/13/18 at 1:59PM EDT
Anthony Bourdain's remains have been cremated in France
People magazine reports that the remains of the late Parts Unknown host will be flown back to the United States on Friday. Meanwhile, CNN said it will air the final two episodes of this season's Parts Unknown as scheduled on the next two Sundays. ALSO: Michael K. Williams recalled his No Reservations experience with Bourdain on The Late Show.
Posted Wednesday 5/09/18 at 10:52PM EDT
HBO teams with The Atlantic on short films featuring Jeffrey Wright and Michael K. Williams
Source: The Atlantic
The short films are designed to "challenge our certainties."
Posted Wednesday 3/07/18 at 4:45PM EST
HBO's Vice returns April 6 with Michael K. Williams investigating the juvenile justice system
Season 6 of the weekly news magazine will consist of 35 episodes, up from 30 last season.
Posted Tuesday 1/02/18 at 7:20AM EST
David Simon offered to apologize for killing Omar on The Wire in exchange for big-money political donations
The Wire creator’s New Year’s Eve stunt aimed to raise money for Democratic candidates. "Receipt for any $1000 donation gets a personal apology from me for killing Omar," Simon tweeted.
Posted Friday 12/01/17 at 5:37AM EST
Michael K. Williams says he’ll never get tired of people bringing up The Wire
Source: Page Six
“Why would I get tired of people talking about The Wire? No, no, no, no, no, it humbles me,” Williams said after being presented with the Gotham Awards’ Made in New York Award. “It was one of the proudest pieces of work that I have done. The people that I got to work with . . . the work that I am known for on that show. I will never get tired . . . (I’m) reminded of all the love and light that I was exposed to.”
Posted Friday 9/08/17 at 2:25PM EDT
Presenting a guide to HBO’s favorite actors
From Michael K. Williams to Aiden Gillen