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‘Walking Dead’ Actor Seth Gilliam Arrested for DUI

5 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Seth Gilliam, who plays Rev. Gabriel Stokes on AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” was arrested and charged with driving under the influence on Sunday in Peachtree City, Georgia.

Gilliam was pulled over for driving 107 mph in a 55-mph zone, according to police. He was arrested after police discovered a marijuana cigarette in his car. At Fayette County Jail, Gilliam was charged with DUI, drug possession and speeding.

Peachtree City is about 30 miles southwest of downtown Atlanta. Filming for season six of “The Walking Dead” was under way in nearby Senoia, Georgia.

Gilliam’s trouble with the law might not be too shocking. According to Brett Martin’s book “Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos to Mad Men to Breaking Bad,” Gilliam has generated a reputation for this sort of behavior. During his time on “The Wire,” Gilliam was reportedly part of a “core group »

- Marianne Zumberge

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'Walking Dead' Star Seth Gilliam Arrested for DUI, Pot and Triple Digit Speeding

4 May 2015 2:09 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Seth Gilliam plays a priest on "The Walking Dead," but got busted for blazing like a bat out of hell down a highway, possession of marijuana, and DUI. Let us pray.  Police in Peachtree City, Ga arrested Gilliam -- who also played a cop on "The Wire" -- early Sunday morning after officers say they clocked him at 107 mph. Once he was pulled over ... cops smelled booze, and asked Gilliam if he'd been drinking. They »

- TMZ Staff

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Chad L. Coleman Says Subway Rant Was Sparked by "Built-Up Frustration" Over Baltimore

4 May 2015 5:40 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Chad L. Coleman regrets going off the rails — figuratively speaking — on a New York City subway last week. As seen in a now-viral video posted by TMZ, the Walking Dead actor went ballistic and caused a scene on a Brooklyn-bound 4 train last Friday, May 1, screaming at passengers as he paced up and down the car. "I want to know where my humanitarians are!" he yelled repeatedly. "Yes, I'm Chad L. Coleman! I'm on The Wire, The Walking Dead! If you care, f---ing care! [...] »

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Chad L. Coleman, ‘Walking Dead’ Actor, Rants On NYC Subway

3 May 2015 5:30 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Actor Chad L. Coleman, best known for parts on The Wire and The Walking Dead, went on a loud and lengthy rant on a New York City subway train that was caught on camera. Chad L. Coleman Rant Pacing up and down the occupied train car, Coleman is heard shouting in the video, “Yes, I’m […]

The post Chad L. Coleman, ‘Walking Dead’ Actor, Rants On NYC Subway appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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‘The Walking Dead’ Actor Chad L. Coleman Has Outburst on NYC Subway (Video)

2 May 2015 1:18 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Chad L. Coleman, best known for playing fan favorite Tyreese on “The Walking Dead” and Cutty on “The Wire,” unleashed a rant on a New York subway on Friday.

The rant was recorded by a passenger and obtained by TMZ in a nearly four-minute video. In it, Coleman can be seen walking up and down the aisle, yelling at passengers in the profanity-filled monolog.

“Yes! I’m Chad L. Coleman! I’m on ‘The Wire,’ I’m on ‘The Walking Dead,’ I’m not trying to play no f—ing games with you!” the actor yells.

He also encouraged those on the train to record it: “If you need to write about, if you need to record it, get your phone out. And when you record what I said, tell me what the f— you exposed: nothing but the truth.”

“Where is my humanitarian?” he shouted at one person. “If you care, »

- Variety Staff

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Chad L. Coleman Unleashes Rant on NYC Subway, Identifies Himself as The Walking Dead and The Wire Actor

2 May 2015 12:44 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

A video has surfaced of a man resembling and identifying himself as Chad L. Coleman, known for roles on The Wire and The Walking Dead, screaming and unleashing an expletive-filled rant at fellow passengers on a Brooklyn-bound New York City subway train. The clip, which a person seems to have recorded on a cell phone, was posted on TMZ on Friday. The outlet reported that the incident took place that day. A rep for Coleman, who played fan favorite Tyreese on the AMC series and also portrayed Cutty on The Wire, had no immediate comment. TMZ on Saturday quoted the actor as saying he wanted to apologize to his family and The Walking Dead cast members and that he was not drunk during his »

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Watch ‘Walking Dead’ Star Chad L. Coleman’s Bizarre Rant in New York City Subway (Video)

2 May 2015 11:38 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Walking Dead” alum Chad L. Coleman was caught on video screaming on a New York City subway car Friday. The actor can be heard yelling “I wanna know where my humanitarians are! Yes, I am Chad L. Coleman! I’m on ‘The Wire,’ ‘The Walking Dead.’ I’m not trying to f—ing play no games with you!” Coleman even screamed at one point, “Yes, I’m an actor! You want me on TMZ? Record it!” TMZ did in fact release the video, along with a brief interview with Coleman explaining his actions. See Photos: Party Report in Pictures: ' »

- Joe Otterson

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The Walking Dead's Chad Coleman Screamed at Some NYC Subway Riders

2 May 2015 10:31 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Chad Coleman, known for his roles in The Wire and, more recently, The Walking Dead, lost his shit on a New York City subway this week, and the whole thing was captured on video. (It happens to the best of us, Chad.) TMZ spoke with Coleman, who clarified that a man and woman on the train were trying to ascertain whether they knew Coleman, and the man said something along the lines of, "No, we don’t know that n*****." Coleman was  upset. He explained that his subsequent shouting about "humanitarians" and "the fucking truth" stemmed from the problems in Baltimore. It's not clear if it would have been more effective of him to just go along with the rest of his Wire co-stars and post about it on social media. »

- Greg Cwik

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“Walking Dead” Chad L. Coleman Provoked Into Behavior On Subway Video

2 May 2015 8:18 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Actor Chad L. Coleman was the fan favorite Tyreese in “Walking Dead” and also cast in HBO’s “The Wire.”Someone allegedly provoked him with words on a subway train and the rest is TMZ video history. Coleman snapped and used the confined space exhibiting an irate behavior as passengers recoiled. Coleman has since calmed down and issued an apology via TMZ.The events in Baltimore were the reason Coleman gave TMZ, and that the actions of the six officers, three of the African American, in the suspect death of Freddie Gray had “built up frustration” and that he “just lost it” when someone allegedly […] »

- April Neale

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'Walking Dead' Star Chad L. Coleman Goes Ballistic on NYC Subway (Video)

1 May 2015 5:20 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Chad L. Coleman -- an actor who famously played Tyreese on "The Walking Dead" and Cutty on "The Wire" had a complete meltdown Friday on a New York City subway train. Coleman is screaming, making sure everyone knows he's Chad L. Coleman from "The Walking Dead" and "The Wire." His rant is nonsensical and ear-shattering loud. You see passengers recoil and eventually the seats around him are empty. We spoke with Coleman, who told us »

- TMZ Staff

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John Singleton Sets Up 1980s Crack Cocaine Epidemic Origins Project at FX

1 May 2015 12:54 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

A project that was previously set up at Showtime, John Singleton's 1980s-set crack cocaine era drama titled "Snowfall," described succinctly, if reductively, as "Boyz n the Hood meets The Wire," is now heading to FX, with a pilot order from the network. The drama will explore what has come to be known as the "American crack epidemic" - the surge of crack cocaine use across the USA (specifically Los Angeles, in this case) during the mid to late 1980s. An "origin" story, at the center of the drama will be 3 characters: a young black kid from Compton, CA who will grow to become the world's first "superstar" drug dealer; as well as a Mexican wrestler; and a CIA agent charged with laundering money for the Contras. Singleton will co-write with Eric Amadio, and exec produce the drama, as well as direct the pilot. This news comes after the director »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Round-Up: Angela Bassett Joins American Horror Story: Hotel, Casting Update for Hap and Leonard

30 April 2015 11:27 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Angela Bassett has checked into American Horror Story: Hotel, the awesome role of Hap Collins has been cast for the highly anticipated Hap and Leonard SundanceTV series.

American Horror Story: Hotel: Ryan Murphy revealed on Twitter today that Angela Bassett will play a role in FX's American Horror Story: Hotel. Bassett, who played Marie Laveau in American Horror Story: Coven and Desiree Dupree in American Horror Story: Freak Show, joins a growing Hotel cast that includes Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley, Evan Peters, and Chloë Sevigny.

In October, Angela Bassett will be making lots of trouble with Lady Gaga in the ballroom and elsewhere. #ahshotel

Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) April 30, 2015


Hap and Leonard: Variety reports that James Purefoy (The Following) has been cast as Hap Collins in the upcoming six-episode season of SundanceTV's new series, Hap and Leonard, based on »

- Derek Anderson

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The Following’s James Purefoy Cast in SundanceTV’s ‘Hap and Leonard’

30 April 2015 8:29 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

James Purefoy may no longer be part of The Following, but he’s hoping fans will follow him (I’m here all week, guys) to his new show. The actor, whose character on the Fox drama, Joe Carroll, was (spoiler alert) executed in this past Monday’s episode, has been cast in SundanceTV’s upcoming series Hap and Leonard. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Purefoy will star as Hap Collins, “a white working-class laborer who spent time in federal prison for refusing to be drafted and serve in the Vietnam War. Flash-forward to his 40s, and he’s barely scraping by picking roses on an East Texas plantation.” Starring opposite Purefoy in Hap and Leonard will be Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire, Boardwalk Empire), who will be playing Hap’s lifelong best friend, Leonard, “an openly gay, black Vietnam vet with anger issues going back to the uncle who shunned him for his sexual orientation, »

- Chris King

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Why ‘The Wire’ Should Be Must-See TV for Baltimore Pundits

30 April 2015 7:17 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Wire” is currently available via HBO’s demand platforms, but as a public service, the pay channel should repeat the acclaimed drama before the city of Baltimore fades from the headlines. Indeed, one would hope some of the politicians and pundits weighing in on the rioting there would take a long, sober look.

Yes, it’s a fictional series. But having worked as a crime reporter at the Baltimore Sun, the show’s creator David Simon clearly recognized the intractable problems that plague the city, layering them upon each other from season to season and building toward one inexorable conclusion: Despite the inevitable posturing and pronouncements, nothing was going to get done.

The program began with the drug dealers and cops, two warring tribes, each caught up in its own intramural squabbles and bureaucracy. Subsequent seasons then proceeded to encompass struggling blue-collar workers and lost jobs; the corruption and »

- Brian Lowry

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James Purefoy Lands Post-Following Role in Sundance '80s Drama

29 April 2015 5:37 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Joe Carroll hasn’t even been gone a week, and James Purefoy already has another gig.

The actor, (Spoiler alert!) whose serial killer character was executed in Monday’s episode of Fox’s The Following, will play an ex-con trying to stay out of trouble in Sundance’s Hap and Leonard, per The Hollywood Reporter.

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Purefoy will play Hap, a plantation worker in 1980s Texas who did time in federal prison for dodging the Vietnam War draft. Hap’s best friend, an angry, openly gay Vietnam vet named Leonard, will be played »

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'The Wire' Star Anwan Glover -- Rioters Disrespect Freddie Gray's Name ... 'We're Not Thugs'

29 April 2015 4:24 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Count Anwan Glover from "The Wire" among those who feel the rioting and looting in Baltimore is doing disservice to the memory of Freddie Gray, whose death while in police custody triggered the protests. Glover -- who played Slim Charles in the iconic HBO series set in Baltimore -- said he believes President Obama needs to become even more involved than he has been, to provide leadership for the city. He also says if Slim were in Baltimore right now, »

- TMZ Staff

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TVLine Items: HBO's Clarence Thomas Cast, Flotus on Late Show and More

29 April 2015 12:13 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

HBO has reached a verdict in the case of its upcoming TV movie Confirmation, casting Wendell Pierce (Treme, The Wire) as Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, per The Hollywood Reporter.

The actor will star opposite Scandal‘s Kerry Washington in the project, which chronicles Thomas’ controversial appointment to the court in 1991.

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As previously reported, Washington will play lawyer Anita Hill, who famously testified at Thomas’ confirmation hearings about reports he had sexually harassed her.

Pierce, who currently co-stars on CBS’ The Odd Couple reboot, has previously »

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The Creator of The Wire Explains What We Should Know About the Baltimore Riots

29 April 2015 11:26 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

As the situation in Baltimore continues to deteriorate, politicians, public figures and even athletes are speaking out about the violence and unrest plaguing the city. There are a lot of voices in the mix, but one that just made a significant impact on us is that of David Simon, creator and head writer of The Wire.  As a police reporter for The Baltimore Sun he spent over a dozen years chronicling the drug war (and its repercussions) in inner-city Baltimore. He spoke to The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization that covers crime stories, about the recent death of Freddie Gray and explained what he believes everybody needs to know about what's causing the riots. For starters, Simon »

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Paul Rudd is “trying really hard” to be in Captain America: Civil War

29 April 2015 10:21 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen confirming they are also joining the cast of Captain America: Civil War, the cast seems to be ever growing by the day to the point where it’s another Avengers movie before we get Avengers: Infinity War Parts 1 & 2. With his movie set for release in the next few months, will we be seeing Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man join the rest of the McU in Captain America: Civil War?

“Um…I don’t know,” he told Uproxx with a smile. “I’m trying really hard to make my case for it.”

Hmmmm. Interesting.

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The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel StudiosAnt-Man. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd, »

- Luke Owen

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Josh Radnor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Headline PBS Civil War Drama

29 April 2015 8:56 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

This has “Classic Schmosby” written all over it!

Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Returned) are set to star in PBS’ Mercy Street, a six-part Civil War series from executive producer Ridley Scott (The Good Wife).

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The 19th century drama focuses on two volunteer nurses (Winstead and newcomer Hannah James) working on opposing sides of the war. Radnor will tackle the role of Jedediah Foster, a southern surgeon who comes from a slave-owning background.

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