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'The Wire' star Wendell Pierce explains how iconic HBO show avoided copaganda: 'We showed the dysfunction of the police'
Pierce describes how a tense scene in his new thriller, "Don't Hang Up," echoes Ryan Coogler's real-life encounter with the police.
Actor Michael K. Williams died from an accidental overdose on Sept. 6.
The New York City medical examiner announced his ruling on Friday.
The late Wire actor, who died Monday at the age of 54, previously opened up about how he got the distinctive scar on his face during a "barroom brawl" — and how he believed the altercation ultimately launched his Hollywood career.
Michael Kenneth Williams, an Emmy nominee for his supporting role in HBO’s The Night Of, will not be in the new Star Wars stand-alone Han Solo movie after all. Williams said the revamped production schedule conflicted with his commitment to spy drama The Red Sea Diving Resort, his new movie now shooting in South Africa with Ben Kingsley and Chris Evans.
We've named TV's Top 20 Character Actors Working Today. Now it's time to honor those who've paved the way for them to take center stage.
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Hap Collins is carrying his dead ex-wife, Trudy, around in a box, but that’s not the craziest thing he and pal Leonard Pine are about to deal with in this exclusive clip from Wednesday’s season premiere of Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo. Leonard (Michael K. Williams) still holds a grudge against Trudy for the scam she dragged him and his BFF into in Season 1 — a scam that, as Leonard points out, nearly got him killed too. Also not wanted in Casa Pine: the skeleton Leonard found under the floorboards of his home.
The Wire star Michael K. Williams is in final talks to join the upcoming Han Solo spinoff starring Alden Ehrenreich, Variety has learned exclusively.
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A suspense series about an odd-couple of crime-solving Texas good o’ boys, Hap and Leonard, premiering Wednesday on SundanceTV, has a lot going for it. Leonard is played by Michael K. Williams, from Boardwalk Empire and immortal as Omar in The Wire. Hap is played by James Purefoy, an actor who deserved a better role than he got as an exhausting psycho in The Following.