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Television Revision: Boardwalk Empire – Season 4

By Andrew Williams February 3, 2014 Television Revision is a weekly feature in which our tuned in TV critic trawls through the best the box has to offer, giving you a primer on some of history’s finest shows (and warning you away from the specific episodes – or even seasons! – that might have ruined […]

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Michael K. Williams joins Spike Lee’s Kickstarted Da Blood of Jesus

Omar is in Da Blood Of Jesus! Spike Lee has excitedly announced Michael K Williams (The Wire, Boardwalk Empire) will join the cast of his recent Kickstarter funded mystery project. Lee managed to generate $1.4 million (more than his target of $1.25 million) through crowdfunding, with nothing more than an obscure concept. All we know […]

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Television Revision: The Wire – Season 5

By Andrew Williams March 5, 2013 Television Revision is a weekly feature in which our tuned in TV critic trawls through the best the box has to offer, giving you a primer on some of history’s finest shows (and warning you away from the specific episodes – or even seasons! – that might have ruined […]

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Television Revision: The Wire – Season 2

Television Revision: The Wire – Season 2. Starring Dominic West, Idris Elba, and Chris Bauer. Rated MA. By Andrew Williams. Television Revision is a weekly feature in which our tuned in TV critic trawls through the best the box has to offer, giving you a primer on some of history’s finest shows (and warning you […]

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Television Revision: The Wire – Season 1

Television Revision: The Wire – Season 1. Starring Dominic West, Idris Elba, and Wood Harris. Rated MA. By Andrew Williams. Television Revision is a weekly feature in which our tuned in TV critic trawls through the best the box has to offer, giving you a primer on some of history’s finest shows (and warning you […]

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Beasts of the Southern Wild star joins Twelve Years a Slave

Beasts of the Southern Wild starlet (and inevitable Oscar nominee) Quvenzhané Wallis has joined the cast of Steve McQueen‘s already star-studded Twelve Years a Slave. The other lead actor from that acclaimed Sundance hit, Dwight Henry, similarly nabbed a role in the pic last month. Guess McQueen is a fan! The scoop comes from Indiewire, who […]

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Michael K. Williams joins Steve McQueen’s Twelve Years a Slave

The Wire and Boardwalk Empire‘s Michael K. Williams has joined the cast of Steve McQueen‘s new movie Twelve Years a Slave, Deadline reports. Williams will play a “mutinous slave” in the adaptation of Solomon Northup’s 1853 novel. The pic marks McQueen’s follow up to Shame, and will star Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Dano, and Taran Killam. Discuss: […]

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Michael K. Williams cast as Ol’ Dirty Bastard

MKW will play ODB in an upcoming BIOpic, Entertainment Weekly reports. Michael K. Williams, best known as the iconic Omar Little on The Wire and more recently as Chalky White on Boardwalk Empire, is set to star as the late Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol’ Dirty Bastard. It will mark cinematographer Joaquin Baca-Asay’s directorial debut. The picture will focus on […]

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