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One in every of Michael Ok. Williams’ remaining films was filmed in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Within the weeks since his dying, actor Michael Ok. Williams has obtained many accolades for the memorable characters he performed on TV and in movie over time.

Williams, finest recognized for portraying Omar Little on HBO’s “The Wire,” was not too long ago nominated for an Emmy Award for his efficiency on “Lovecraft Nation,” the place he performed alcoholic father Montrose Freeman. In the end, Williams misplaced to Tobias Menzies, who performs Prince Philip on “The Crown,” however Menzies didn’t fail to acknowledge the celebrated actor, who died Sept. 6 on the age of 54.

Throughout their sport in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens performed a clip of Williams whistling “Farmer within the Dell,” a trademark of his character on “The Wire.”

Earlier than his dying, Williams filmed a few films which have but to be launched, however one in all his final performances was for a film that was shot in Alabama. In 2020, the film “Arkansas” was launched, starring Clark Duke, Liam Hemsworth and Vince Vaughn. The film was shot in each Scorching Springs, Arkansas and Cellular, Alabama.

“Right here is how Kyle and Swin stay by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog, whom they’ve by no means met. However when a deal goes horribly mistaken, the results are lethal,” an outline on learn.

Williams performed Almond, a drug vendor caught up within the deal.

In an Instagram put up after Williams’ dying, director Clark Duke paid respect to him.

“I solely received to direct MKW for a couple of days nevertheless it was a pleasure. Everybody liked him on set. Such a terrific vitality. Calm however electrical,” Duke stated.

Based on, Williams not too long ago accomplished work on two films–“Surrounded” and “892”–in addition to a TV sequence, “Very important Indicators.”