Exclusive Look at Michael K. Williams as Rick 'Freeway' Ross

Exclusive Look at Michael K. Williams as Rick 'Freeway' Ross

Actor plays cocaine kingpin in Kill the Messenger.

Published October 9, 2014

A conspiracy between Nicaraguan rebels, American drug lords and the CIA is the basis for the dramatic new thriller Kill the Messenger, which stars Jeremy Renner as an investigative journalist who uncovers how crack cocaine seeped onto the streets of America. 

We've got an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the thought-provoking film, based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb, including a sneak peek of The Wire's Michael K. Williams in a buzz-worthy performance as drug kingpin Rick "Freeway" Ross

Check out a sneak peek of Kill the Messenger below, and see the film in theaters starting October 10!

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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