Movies March, 22 2012

Omar From “The Wire” To Play Ol’ Dirty Bastard In A Movie

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Michael K. Williams, best known for his work as Omar on “The Wire” and Chalky White on “Boardwalk Empire” (and not to be confused with blogger Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean) has signed on to play Ol’ Dirty Bastard in the upcoming film Dirty White Boy. Entertainment Weekly reports that the Joaquín Baca-Asay-directed film will focus on the relationship between Ol’ Dirty Bastard and his manager, Jarred Weisfeld, during the last years of ODB’s life. It’s said that both Weisfeld and ODB’s mother, Cherry Jones, approve of the project. As do we.