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Michael K. Williams, aka “Omar” from The Wire, visited Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club and talked about his upcoming role in the Ol’ Dirty Bastard biopic titled Dirty White Boy.

“This is definitely going to be a full-fledged, Hollywood movie,” Williams told DJ Envy. “It’s only going to focus on the last two years of his life when he was released from prison up until the day he died.”

The actor also discussed why the film will only focus on the last two years of ODB’s life and some of the issues the late rapper had to deal with like mental illness and getting pulled in different directions by friends and family. Williams also spoke about portraying “Omar” as well as “Chalky White” on Boardwalk Empire. Watch the full interview below.



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