Tag Archives: the wire

  • ‘The Wire’ Alum Andre Royo Joins Showtime Pilot ‘Happyish’

    Dec 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Andre Royo has joined Showtime’s comedy pilot “Happyish” as a recurring character, reports Deadline.com. “Happyish” is described as a scathing examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place. It centers on Thom Payne (Steve Coogan), a 44-year-old man whose world is […]

  • Report: Boko Haram Negotiating Release of Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Sep 20, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Finally, there’s some good news regarding the more than 200 Nigerian school girls kidnapped by of Islamic militant Islamic group Boko Haram 5 months ago. The release of the girls may be imminent, according to The Wire. Officials from the Nigerian government and representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross have had talks […]

  • ‘The Wire’ Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed at DC Nightclub

    Aug 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Life was imitating art Sunday night for actor Anwan Glover. The Maryland native, best known for playing gang member Slim Charles in the HBO series “The Wire,” has been treated for a laceration after he reported being stabbed and kicked at a Washington DC nightclub. Glover, who began his career as a musician, had finished performing […]

  • Gbenga Akinnagbe Among Convincing Cast of ‘Fort Bliss’

    Jun 4, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Gbenga Akinnagbe made his acting debut in 2004 on HBO’s “The Wire” as cold-blooded Chris Partlow, the number two in Marlo Stanfield’s Baltimore-based drug ring who famously did his dirt alongside fellow enforcer Snoop (Felicia Pearson). A decade later, the Washington D.C. native has two current roles that are about as far removed from the […]

  • Wale’s Cousin Gbenga Akinnagbe in FOX’s ‘24: Live Another Day’

    May 1, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Jack Bauer will have a new CIA agent to contend with when “24” returns to Fox Monday following a four year break. “24: Live Another Day,” a one time, 12-episode “event series,” also begins four years after Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) fell off the grid – or rather, off the drone camera feed monitored by his […]

  • Report: ‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon to Direct HBO’s Six-Hour MLK Miniseries

    Mar 5, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Word has it that David Simon, the creator of HBO’s “The Wire” and “Treme,” will spearhead the cable network’s six-hour miniseries adaptation of America: In the King Years, based on the celebrated book trilogy by Pulitzer Prize-winner Taylor Branch. Oprah Winfrey has signed on as a producer, making this her second Martin Luther King project […]