Boardwalk Empire star Michael K. Williams just got another acting gig. He is slated to play Wu-Tang Clan member Ol’ Dirty Bastard in a new film called Dirty White Boy. The film is about the friendship forged between ODB and Jarred Weisfield. Weisfield went from a VH1 intern to being a manager in the entertainment industry. Dirty White Boy will focus on the misadventures the duo experienced up until Ol’ Dirty Bastarad’s untimely death in 2004. Ocean Sized Pictures is developing the project will full support from ODB’s family and friends.
Michael K. Williams is best known for his work on The Wire, where he had the role of Omar Little. On Boardwalk Empire, Williams stars as Chalky White. Williams has had roles in other widely known films such as Brooklyn’s Finest also. What do you think of this casting choice? Do you think Michael K. Williams will be ale to handle playing one of the wildest men to ever touch hip-hop? Sound off in the comments.