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Michael Kenneth Williams Was a Master of Blending In While Standing Out

When my friends and I first watched “The Wire,” we’d call each other by the characters’ names. If you said something dumb, you’d be Prezbo. If you were smart enough to guess what happened next, then you got to be Lester. And whenever someone had a few too many sips of whiskey and fell asleep […]

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Spike Lee, Wendell Pierce, Joel McHale and More Mourn Michael K. Williams: ‘An Actor for the Ages’

As the news broke on Monday that Michael K. Williams had died at age 54 after being found in his Brooklyn residence, stars took to social media to remember the actor who starred in shows like “The Wire” and “Boardwalk Empire.”Director Spike Lee paid tribute to Williams in an Instagram post, featuring a photo of […]

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How ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Director Kari Skogland Found New Ways to Shoot Superhero Action [Interview]

Even if you don’t know her name, chances are strong you’ve seen the work of director Kari Skogland. Specifically, if you’ve been keeping up with high profile peak TV over the past decade, you’ve seen her output. Skogland has directed episodes of The Handmaid’s Tale, The Walking Dead, The Americans, Boardwalk Empire, House of Cards, […]

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Kelly Macdonald: ‘I’m beyond sex scenes now. I just play detectives’

She shot to fame in Trainspotting, and has starred in Gosford Park, Boardwalk Empire and even as a Disney princess. So why did the Scottish actor panic about her new role in Line Of Duty?Kelly Macdonald’s roles are typically quiet, fraught with internal conflict and entailing journeys that are more reflective than active. As a […]

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‘The Batman’ Spinoff Series ‘Gotham P.D.’ Will Be a Prequel About Corrupt Cops

During The Batman director Matt Reeves’ appearance during the DC FanDome event, and with a keen eye on corporate synergy, he discussed the upcoming Gotham P.D. live-action series that will debut on HBO Max (timing for that one is Tbd but we can safely bet it will be alongside The Batman’s theatrical launch next fall). […]

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‘The Batman’ Spinoff Series Set for HBO Max From Matt Reeves, Terence Winter

HBO Max is spinning off “The Batman” as a drama series set in the Gotham City Police Department, the latest in a string of news about the streaming service’s upcoming DC Comics series.The upcoming spinoff, which is currently untitled, hails from “The Batman” director Matt Reeves, “Boardwalk Empire” creator Terence Winter, “The Batman” producer Dylan […]

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Shea Whigham Joins The Cast Of The Next Two ‘Mission: Impossible’ Movies

Technically, it’s possible to make a quality television show without casting Shea Whigham as a supporting character. That being said, why would you want to? Whigham’s filmography reads like a whos-who of prestige television, including – but not limited to – “Homecoming,” “Fargo,” “Waco,” and, of course, his breakout role on “Boardwalk Empire.” Whigham’s glowering […]

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Stephen Graham: ‘The Irishman was my Champions League final’

The British actor reflects on a year in which he was ‘everywhere’, from gritty TV drama The Virtues to Martin Scorsese’s starry gangster epicMerseyside-born Stephen Graham, 46, discovered acting aged eight, before joining Liverpool’s Everyman youth theatre in his teens. His breakthrough role was his Bafta-nominated performance as skinhead Combo in Shane Meadows’s This Is […]

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