Michael K. Williams Debates Himself in This Riveting, Theatrical Short Film for The Atlantic

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Michael K. Williams delivers not one but four wonderful acting performances in this fascinating, brilliantly written long-form ad for The Atlantic, created by Wieden + Kennedy New York, in which the actor questions his career in Hollywood—and whether he really made his own path to where he is today.

“You think I’m being typecast?” says Williams—known for playing Omar Little in The Wire and Chalky White in Boardwalk Empire—at the beginning of the film, clearly weighing some life issues as he sips a shake at home on his couch.



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