The Wire

‘The Wire’ Actor Lance Reddick Found Dead at 60

Lance Reddick was found unresponsive in his home. The actor, best known for playing Cedric Daniels in HBO's The Wire,… Read More

March 17, 2023

Michael K. Williams’ Queer Roles Are An Important Part Of His Legacy

The late Michael K. Williams brought the stories of fictional — and real — queer figures to life through some… Read More

September 14, 2021

Acclaimed Actor Michael K. Williams Dead at 54

Michael K. Williams, best know for playing Omar on The Wire, was found in his Brooklyn apartment. He was only… Read More

September 6, 2021

‘The Wire’ Has Its Own Course At Pittsburgh School Of Law

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law has a course inspired by The Wire. Titled "Crime, Law and Society in The Wire,"… Read More

March 28, 2017

The Cast Of ‘The Wire’ Will Hold A Panel Discussion On Empowering Baltimore’s Youth

The cast of HBO's The Wire is set to descend upon its subject city next month as Baltimore's weekend-long free… Read More

June 11, 2015

President Obama Openly Discusses Drug Reform, Over-Incarceration + More w/ ‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon

It isn't all too often that a President has the opportunity to discuss his own failed drug policies with one… Read More

March 26, 2015

Pass The Popcorn: David Simon & ‘The Wire’ Cast To Hold Reunion + Panel Discussion In NYC

David Simon's getting the crew back together for a panel discussion and (partial) reunion of The Wire's cast. The reunion… Read More

October 8, 2014

Okayafrica TV: Michael K. Williams Traces His African Ancestry

The most recent installment of Okayafrica's "Roots Of..." series came from a serendipitous run-in with OKP favorite Michael K. Williams.… Read More

July 24, 2013

Pass The Popcorn: Michael K. Williams Speaks on Portraying O.D.B.

We ran into Michael K. Williams (or as he will forever be known in the hood: "Omar from the HBO… Read More

May 16, 2012