Michael K Williams Joins Jordan Peele’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ Series at HBO

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Michael K Williams Joins Jordan Peele’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ Series at HBO
Jordan Peele’s upcoming HBO drama “Lovecraft Country” has added “The Wire” alum Michael K. Williams to its cast.

Williams will play Montrose Freeman, father to Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors). Described as “hard headed and secretive,” the character has always believed you can’t live in a fantasy world, which is why he despises his son’s pulp novels. Most of the books on his shelf are nonfiction, history, and political theory.

According to HBO, “The guys at the local bar call him a communist, but today we’d just call him conscious.”

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Written by “Underground” creator Misha Green, “Lovecraft Country,” is a drama series based on the 2016 novel from Matt Ruff. It follows Atticus Freeman as he joins up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on
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