Michael K. Williams

‘Night Of’ Star Michael K. Williams: HBO Would Be ‘Stupid’ Not to Do Season 2

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 22, 2016 @ 5:14 PM
Moreso than True Detective, HBO’s criminal justice thriller The Night Of was always intended as a one-off miniseries. And while The Night Of may have proven more critically success than commercial, talk has continually swirled of a second season, which star Michael K. Williams says HBO would be “deaf, dumb, and stupid” to ignore.

It’s a Meeting of the Michaels in the Latest ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Clip

by Matthew Monagle December 11, 2016 @ 11:05 AM
20th Century Fox
As far as movies go, Assassin’s Creed is kind of in a weird spot. On the one hand, the cast of A-listers  —  and a budget estimated somewhere around $200 million  —  would suggest that the studio has every intention of overcoming the terrible track record of big screen video game adaptations. On the other hand, though, executives at game developer Ubisoft have previously admitted that they do not expect the film to make a lot of money. While they have confidence in their movie, they view it as more of a marketing effort on behalf of the games, not the other way around.

HBO Considering ‘The Night Of’ Season 2 With a New Subject

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 30, 2016 @ 3:56 PM
HBO’s The Night Of may not have the commercial success of initially one-off series like True Detective, but the network would be foolish to ignore the megawatt critical praise. The former James Gandolfini project will have a specific end, but producers now reveal their consideration of a second season, likely an anthology with a new subject.

HBO ‘The Night Of’ Trailer Wants to Tell You the Most Important Thing You’ll Ever Hear

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 13, 2016 @ 9:54 AM
Flying in under the radar for a July premiere, HBO’s John Turturro-led miniseres The Night Of (formerly Criminal Justice) at last has a full trailer, looking more and more like the True Detective Season 3 we might never get. See for yourself, as the one-time Gandolfini-led series finally gets its moment in the sun with some stylistic new footage.

HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ Trailer Looks Like ‘True Detective’ Season 3

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 27, 2016 @ 10:51 PM
It’s taken some time for HBO miniseries Criminal Justice (now The Night Of) to go to trial, after John Turturro replaced Robert DeNiro in a role intended for James Gandolfini, and now a familiar first trailer arrives for the July premiere. There’s a long bright dark ahead for the criminal HBO drama, but maybe time’s just a flat circle, man.

Apple’s Dr. Dre TV Series Will Feature Ian McShane, Michael K. Williams, Orgies

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 7, 2016 @ 7:18 PM
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A few months back, word broke that Apple would enter the scripted series game with a new drama loosely based on Dr. Dre’s life, dubbed Vital Signs, though the tech empire had nothing to say. Now, actor Sam Rockwell confirms his presence in the cast, as well as cast members like Ian McShane and Michael K. Williams, as well what we can expect from the surreal new series.

James Gandolfini’s HBO ‘Criminal Justice’ Finally Sets 2016 Premiere With New Title, Cast

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 11, 2016 @ 3:01 PM
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It’s been almost two years since John Turturro replaced Robert DeNiro in the HBO Criminal Justice series originally developed and intended for James Gandolfini, and the project has finally moved forward. Re-named The Night Of, HBO has set a summer premiere for the long-awaited drama, fleshing out the cast with some HBO favorites as well.

‘Ghostbusters’ Star Michael K. Williams Confirms Slimer’s Return

by Britt Hayes February 26, 2016 @ 6:54 PM
Columbia Pictures
There have been rumors since last fall that one particularly slimy character from the original Ghostbusters film would be returning for Paul Feig’s new film, seemingly confirmed by an IMDb credit. But then Feig went and did what J.J. Abrams tried to do with that whole Khan / Star Trek Into Darkness thing — he flat-out denied it, even though this was a pretty viable rumor about a character we all sort of expected would appear. Guess what? The rumor was true, and Ghostbusters star Michael K. Williams has confirmed it himself.

You Come at These 10 ‘The Wire’ Facts, You Best Not Miss

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 23, 2015 @ 3:30 PM
HBO’s The Wire famously shifted focus to different corners of Baltimore between seasons, but did you know creator David Simon based the series on his real-life time as a police reporter? Or that many real public officials and criminals actually played themselves? Get ready to hit them corners, as the 37th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ goes all in the game for HBO’s The Wire!