News

The Wire RSS

idris elba, people magazine, people magazine sexiest man alive, serena williams, sexiest man alive, sexiest man alive 2018, the wire, word is bond -

Every year, People magazine designates its “Sexiest Man Alive.”And every few years, we agree with them; the last time being in 2016, when the magazine rightly honored Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

Read more...

Read more

Entertainment, Film, Michael K Williams, Michael K. Williams interview, Superfly, Superfly reboot, The Wire, TheGrio Originals, Video -

  As Omar on the iconic HBO series The Wire, Michael K. Williams defied stereotypes, shifting expectations about who a thug could be and how a gay man moved in the hood. Williams was so impactful that most of his nearly 100 roles, be it Chalky White of Boardwalk Empire or Jack Gee from the […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: Michael K. Williams on defying thug typecasting and the ‘SuperFly’ reboot appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Bunk, Entertainment, HBO, News, Omar, Opinion, Opinions, The Wire, TheGrio Originals -

The classic lines throughout The Wire’s five seasons are countless, and many of them are flashed on the screen following the opening credits. Here are a few favorites.

The post 8 memorable AF quotes from ‘The Wire’ to apply to your everyday life appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

10 year annivesary, Entertainment, HBO, Michael K Williams, News, Omar, Opinion, The Wire, TheGrio Originals -

It's been 10 years since The Wire left television. Several shows have since attempted to replicate David Simon’s nearly perfect melding of realism and sensationalism, but nothing has quite hit the mark. Here are the 10 best characters of The Wire, in descending order.

The post The 100% accurate list of the 10 best characters on ‘The Wire’ in order appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Birdman, Kermit the Frog, Mariah Carey, Michael Jordan, Shirley Caesar, Spike Lee, The Wire -

By now, everyone has seen, heard of or talked about singer Mariah Carey’s lip sync fail as she attempted to bring in the new year with a performance on ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. Carey’s performance was almost nonexistent. She told Entertainment Weekly that Dick Clark was “an incredible person.” “I was lucky […]

Read more

Baltimore Police, baltimore police killed freddie gray, Marilyn Mosby, martin o'malley, National, News, The Wire -

A Maryland judge has denied a prosecutor’s request to keep the evidence in Freddie Gray’s case from […]

Read more

creed, Editor's Picks, Entertainment, Film, fruitvale station, Michael B. Jordan, Television, The Fantastic Four, The Wire -

“Where Wallace, String?” -D’Angelo Barksdale Michael B. Jordan made his bones playing Wallace, the young, […]

Read more

Anwan Glover, Anwan Glover stabbed, D.C. violence, Entertainment, The Wire -

Anwan Glover, best known for his role as gang member Slim Charles in HBO’s The Wire, was […]

Read more

Anwan Glover, Entertainment, HBO, Laceration, News, Nightclub, Stabbing, The Wire, Washington D.C. -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say actor Anwan Glover, known for playing a gang member in the TV series "The Wire," has been treated for a laceration after he reported being stabbed and kicked at a nightclub in the U.S. capital.

The post Actor Anwan Glover stabbed at DC nightclub appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Barack Obama, Election 2012, Fundraiser, HBO, Obama Victory Fund, Politics, The Wire -

theGRIO REPORT - The Obama Victory Fund and supporters have announced a fundraiser on August 15th with the cast of the HBO series 'The Wire'...

The post Obama Victory Fund to hold fundraiser with stars from 'The Wire' appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Entertainment, Michael K Williams, Steve McQueen, The Wire, Twelve Years a Slave -

Actor Michael K. Williams, best known as Omar from HBO's 'The Wire', might have found the next breakthrough role...

The post Michael K. Williams joins the cast of 'Twelve Years a Slave' appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Atlanta, Biopic, Boardwalk Empire, Dirty White Boy, Entertainment, Film, Michael Kenneth Williams, Music, ODB, Ol Dirty Bastard, Omar Little, Snow On Tha Bluff, Television, The Wire, Tupac Shakur, Wu Tang Clan -

theGRIO REPORT - Michael K. Williams talks about upcoming projects including his role as the late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard....

The post Can Michael Kenneth Williams bring ODB back to life? appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Beyoncé, Entertainment, Film, Idris Elba, Luther, Prometheus, The Wire, Thor, Tyler Perry -

SLIDESHOW - To commemorate the release of 'Prometheus', theGrio is looking back on this rising star's impressive résumé, here are some of the highlights of his career.

The post From Stringer Bell to 'Prometheus': Idris Elba career highlights (SLIDESHOW) appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Cocaine, Entertainment, James Rosemond, Jimmy Henchman, Michael K Williams, Music Industry, News, Omar, The Wire -

All Hip-Hop.com reports that Michael K. Williams, better known as 'Omar' from The Wire, appeared at a Brooklyn Federal Court to defend his ex-manager and friend James 'Jimmy Henchman' Rosemond...

The post The Wire's 'Omar' defends pal in real life drug case appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Tags