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Michael K. Williams Joins Spike Lee's Successfully Kickstarted Indie

21 August 2013 8:55 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Following in the footsteps of the Veronica Mars movie and Zach Braff's sophomore directing effort, director Spike Lee took to Kickstarter to amass funds for his next project. As of today, when the Kickstarter campaign ends, Lee will have raised over $1.38 million, including a $10,000 donation from fellow director Steven Soderbergh. The film already has Stephen Tyrone Williams and Zaraah Abrahams on board to star in a film that Lee has said is about "human beings who are addicted to blood" without being another vampire tale. Now Lee has revealed that "Boardwalk Empire" star Michael K. Williams has signed on. Here's how Lee announced the casting on Kickstarter, complete with unnecessary capital letters: "Ladies And Gentlemen, We Have Added A Great Talent To Our Stellar 2 Leads. My Main Man Brooklyn's Finest, Michael K. Williams Has Joined The Cast Of My Newest Hottest Joint. Who Can Forget The Wailing Warning Of "Omar's Comin'! »

- Ethan Anderton

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Michael K. Williams Joins Cast Of Spike Lee's Mysterious Blood Addiction Joint

20 August 2013 3:13 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Ladies And Gentlemen, We Have Added A Great Talent To Our Stellar 2 Leads. My Main Man Brooklyn's Finest, Michael K. Williams Has Joined The Cast Of My Newest Hottest Joint. Words from Spike Lee, posted to his mystery project's Kickstarter campaign page this afternoon, as he continues to shore-up his cast for his new mystery joint. Michael K. Williams joins the previously announced Stephen Tyrone Williams (the film's male lead) and Zaraah Abrahams (the film's leading lady). With less than a day to go until the end of the campaign, Spike has raised over $1.35 million, blowing past the $1.25 million he asked for.  Needless to say, the next Spike Lee joint has »

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