“The toughest part about shooting ‘The Night Of’ for me was putting myself in the state of mind that one has to be in when they realize they are trapped behind those prison walls for the rest of their life,” Williams said.
“And then the horror I felt when I got a glimpse into what the world must have been like for my nephew, who I based the character on.” His nephew, he said, has been in jail since the age of 18, and “all of that kind of came crashing down on me” when he began working on “The Night Of.” The character’s drug use also brought back Williams’ own drug use in the aftermath of “The Wire.” “It picked at some old wounds,” he admitted.
Michael Kenneth Williams has been involved in some of the greatest dramatic shows in television history, starting with his role as fearsome stick-up man Omar in David Simon’s seminal show “The Wire,” and continuing through “The Sopranos,” “Boardwalk Empire” and many more.
And this year, Williams has an abundance of riches: He’s entered in the Emmy race for his performances in Dustin Lance Black’s miniseries “When We Rise” and the Sundance series “Hap and Leonard,” as well as for hosting and executive producing the Vice investigative show “Black Market With Michael K.
Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke are already set to co-star in the Disney-Lucasfilm feature, directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The untitled Han Solo movie hits theaters May 25, 2018. Details about Williams’ character are unknown, as are plot details for the movie, other then it being an origin tale of the rogue smuggler.
Produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Allison Shearmur, the Star Wars spinoff takes place before the original movie “A New Hope,” similar to the recent spinoff, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Released in December 2016, “Rogue One” has grossed over a billion dollars worldwide.
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