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Michael B. Jordan, Danny Glover, Michael K. Williams star in new PSA about police violence

The second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took place in St. Louis, where two years ago, protests in Ferguson, Missouri over the killing of Michael Brown brought the Black Lives Matter movement to the national stage, and began a wave of protests against police violence. Clinton and Trump were not asked about police violence or racial bias in policing once during their 90-minute debate, but that doesn’t mean the problem has gone away.

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Michael K. Williams says his time on The Wire was like college

Michael K. Williams is everywhere these days. If he’s not popping up in the Ghostbusters reboot, he’s appearing in HBO’s new series The Night Of. Everything still comes back to Omar Little, however. The Wire’s gay, shotgun-slinging stick-up artist was the role that first introduced Williams to mainstream recognition (along with his co-stars Idris Elba and Michael B. Jordan, of course).

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Sam Rockwell talks Dr. Dre TV show: 'We had a couple of orgy scenes'

News broke last month that Apple is backing a TV show starring ex-N.W.A. member, legendary producer, and Beats co-founder Dr. Dre. Titled Vital Signs, the show was described as a dark, semi-autobiographical drama whose cast includes Sam Rockwell. Little has been heard of the project since.

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Christina Hendricks: 'The s--- hits the fan' on tonight's Hap and Leonard -- video

The first season of SundanceTV’s East Texas-set crime drama Hap and Leonard has already featured a couple of double-crosses and several killings as its characters first tried to retrieve, and then fell out over, a fortune in stolen cash. But that was all just a warm-up to tonight’s penultimate episode of the six-part Joe R. Lansdale adaptation, according to Christina Hendricks, who plays the show’s waitress-femme fatale, Trudy.

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The Odd Couple: How Joe R. Lansdale dreamed up Hap and Leonard

Back in 1990, Joe R. Lansdale published a thriller called Savage Season about two well-meaning pals — the white, straight Hap Collins and the black, gay Leonard Pine — who attempt to retrieve a fortune in stolen money from the bottom of an East Texas river. Lansdale had no plans to return to the characters, and the reception that greeted Savage Season did not encourage him to make any. “It disappeared into the morass,” he says. “It was just totally lost.”

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Michael K. Williams talks Ghostbusters: 'I'm in a scene with Slimer!'

This is a very good year to be a fan of actor Michael K. Williams (The Wire, Boardwalk Empire), who has roles in the movies Triple 9 (out Feb. 26) and Assassin’s Creed (out Dec. 21) and is one of the stars of SundanceTV’s new crime-drama show Hap and Leonard (which premieres March 2).

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