Wendell Pierce, The Wire star who was arrested for physically attacking a Bernie Sanders supporter, is breaking his silence about the incident. On Saturday, Pierce was apprehended at the Atlanta Loews Hotel for allegedly pushing a woman, hitting her in the head, and ripping off her sweatshirt following a heated conversation about politics. He was […]
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ATLANTA — Actor Wendell Pierce, best known as one of the major players on the blockbuster cable series “The Wire,” spent Saturday morning cooling his…
After causing a stir for attempting to auction off the firearm used to kill Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman is still determined to sell the gun. According to reports, Zimmerman will repost the gun on an auction site for the third time. When he first put the firearm on the auction block, he priced the gun […]
If you happen to be a fan of the Wire and are binge-watching it this weekend, you might also be following Twitter at the same time. Some of…
This image released by NBC shows, from left, Tracy Pollan, Michael J. Fox, and Wendell in a scene from “The Michael J. Fox Show,” premiering Thursday at 9 p.m. EDT in a special hour-long edition. (AP Photo/NBC, Eric Liebowitz) by Frazier MooreAP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — “I’ve always wanted one thing,” says Wendell Pierce. “To have a diverse career, to be a journeyman actor.” Mission accomplished this fall. With no fewer than four projects in release, Pierce will meet himself coming. Earlier this month, he made his latest appearance in a recurring role on the USA law drama “Suits.” He has a new film opening, an edgy indie drama titled “Four” wherein he plays a family man who keeps his homosexuality secret while he hooks up harmfully with a teenage boy through an online dating site. In December, he returns as fancy-free jazz trombonist Antoine Batiste on HBO’s glorious New Orleans series “Treme,” airing its final season. And that’s all on top of Pierce’s dandy new role on “The Michael J. Fox Show,” which premieres on NBC Thursday at 9 p.m. EDT in a special hour-long edition.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Flight,” ”Django Unchained,” ”Beasts of the Southern Wild,” ”Red Tails” and “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds” are up for the outstanding motion picture trophy at the NAACP Image Awards. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced the nominations Tuesday for the awards that honor diversity in the arts. The 44th annual ceremony is scheduled to air Feb. 1 on NBC. NOMINATED–Jamie Foxx as Django and Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candle star in the film, “Django Unchained,” directed by Quentin Tarantino. “Flight,” “Django Unchained,” “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Red Tails” and “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds” are up for the outstanding motion picture trophy at the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards. (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Andrew Cooper, SMPSP)