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John Boyega, ‘Breaking’ Team Remember Co-Star Michael K. Williams: “His Presence Was So Rich and So Giving”

On the set of Breaking, Michael K. Williams always showed up smelling really good according to his castmates. Prior to his death last year, Williams had just wrapped production on the thriller-drama that went on to premiere at Sundance Film Festival this year. “His clothes,” star John Boyega told The Hollywood Reporter at the film’s […]

What Michael K. Williams Would Want Readers to Know About His Posthumous Memoir

Jon Sternfeld never planned on promoting his new book. As a seasoned co-author (sometimes referred to as ghostwriting), his job is more often behind-the-scenes. He spends dozens of hours interviewing and getting to know his collaborators, crafting compelling biographical narratives out of their stories and memories — and when the final project hits shelves, he lets […]

Berlin: Showtime, Bleecker Street Sign Output Deal

Bleecker Street has signed a new three-year output deal with Showtime Networks that will see the ViacomCBS unit take TV, on-demand and streaming rights to Bleecker’s slate of upcoming features, all of which Bleecker will release theatrically in the U.S. The deal, unveiled Thursday, kicks off in March and will see Showtime take up to […]

‘When They See Us’: TV Review

Ava DuVernay restores names to the Central Park Five in 'When They See Us,' a Netflix miniseries marked by powerful moments and the superb cinematography of Bradford Young.

‘The Public’: Film Review | TIFF 2018

Emilio Estevez directs and stars in 'The Public,' a drama about a stand-off between homeless men and the police, co-starring Alec Baldwin, Taylor Schilling, Jena Malone, Christian Slater and Michael Kenneth Williams.

Inaugural CannesSeries Jury Unveiled

'Safe' creator Harlan Coben, 'The Wire' Star Michael Kenneth Williams and German actress Paula Beer are among the six-person jury for Cannes' new TV festival.

ABC’s Gay Rights Mini Enlists Michael K. Williams, Sets All-Star Guest Cast

Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Denis O'Hare and David Hyde Pierce will guest in Dustin Lance Black's 'When We Rise.'

‘Hap and Leonard’: TV Review

Michael K. Williams and James Purefoy bicker charmingly in SundanceTV's Texas noir, which co-stars Christina Hendricks.

‘The Land’: Sundance Review

Writer-director Steven Caple Jr. puts a quartet of Cleveland teens in over their heads when they use a stolen drug stash to finance their skateboarding aspirations.

‘Captive’: Film Review

Ten years after an escaped prisoner held an Atlanta woman hostage, David Oyelowo and Kate Mara topline a feature based on the incident.

‘The Wire’ Cast Reunites in Baltimore to Read Residents’ Monologues

Dominic West, Michael K. Williams and Wendell Pierce were among the participants.

‘The Spoils Before Dying’: TV Review

IFC’s second parody miniseries based on the work of fictional author Eric Jonrosh (Will Ferrell) is hardly a swinging affair.