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  • EUR On The Scene: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Red Carpet at Urbanworld Film Festival (Video)

    Sep 28, 13 by EurWebWriter Leave a comment

    HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” has been a hit television series for the better part of three years and is gearing up to bring its African American characters away from the show’s peripheral and into the limelight as the character Chalky White begins his possible ascension with the acquisition of the Onyx Club on the Boardwalk. Though […]

  • First Trailer Released for ’12 Years a Slave’ (Watch)

    Jul 16, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Chiwetel Ejiofor tries to survive as Solomon Northup, a free man sold into slavery, in the new trailer for “12 Years a Slave.” Based on a true story, director Steve McQueen’s biopic follows Solomon’s fight for freedom and dignity in the pre-Civil War of the U.S. Solomon (Ejiofor), a violinist who lived in New York […]

  • ‘Boardwalk Empire’s’ Michael Kenneth Williams Signs with ICM

    Oct 26, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *ICM Partners has signed Michael Kenneth Williams, currently starring as Chalky White in HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” He just wrapped production on Steve McQueen’s upcoming film “12 Years A Slave,” as well as Ric Roman Waugh’s “Snitch” opposite Dwayne Johnson. And he was considered for the title role in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” until Jamie Foxx […]

  • Michael Kenneth Williams Joins ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ Cast

    Jun 25, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Michael Kenneth Williams has joined the cast of “Twelve Years a Slave,” an adaptation of Solomon Northup’s 1853 book about a free black man who is drugged and dragged to the South to be sold into slavery. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The actor joins Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Brad Pitt in the Steve […]

  • ‘Wire’ Stars Turn their HBO Series into a Musical (Video)

    Jun 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The latest addition to the comedy website Funny or Die is a musical spoof of the critically acclaimed HBO series “The Wire,” with many of the show’s stars participating – including Snoop “as you’ve never seen her before.” [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] “The Wire: The Musical” debuted today  with cast members reprising their roles […]

  • BET Nabs Common, Danny Glover Crime Drama ‘LUV’

    Feb 14, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *”LUV,” a coming-of-age story that premiered last month at Sundance, has been acquired by the Indomina Group and BET Networks, the companies announced Saturday. Common, Michael Rainey Jr., Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Meagan Good, Lonette McKee and Michael Kenneth Williams star in the movie about Woody, an 11-year-old orphan who reveres his […]