Mykelti Williamson joins ‘Canal Street’

2 May 2013 - Culver City, California - Mykelti Williamson. WIGS Channel One Year Anniversary held at Akasha. Photo Credit: Byron Purvis/AdMedia

Mykelti Williamson joins the film Canal Street!

Mykelti Williamson, who co-starred in Paramount’s Oscar nominated film Fences, is set to join Empire‘s Bryshere Gray in Red Guerilla Entertainment’s indie drama Canal Street. Director is Rhyan LaMarr, who also co-wrote the script with Adam Key and Jon Knitter. It explores the deep-rooted divisions within the city of Chicago. Williamson will play Jackie Styles, the father of Grey’s character. Amir Windom, Adam Key, Charlie Mac, Chris Jamerson, Anita Luckett, Ronique Shaw and Reggie Hunter are producing, with filming in Chicago.

Source: Deadline