Film & Television

Published on February 25th, 2019 | by Jerry Doby

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O.G. Actor Jeffrey Wright Highlighted in Film Collection on HBO NOW

Gripping and groundbreaking, the HBO Original film O.G., starring Jeffrey Wright and filmed on-location at Indiana’s maximum-security Pendleton Correctional Facility, made its debut on HBO Saturday night. The film follows Louis (Jeffrey Wright), once the head of a prominent prison gang, in the final weeks of his 24-year sentence, as he comes to grips with the indelibility of his crime and the challenge of reentering society.

 

If you’re craving more stellar performances from Jeffrey Wright, HBO NOW has got you covered! A collection of HBO Original series and films starring the beloved actor are available to stream on the platform. From current favorites like “Westworld” to HBO classics Boardwalk Empire” and Angels in America, there’s something for everyone.

Jeffrey Wright Spotlight

O.G.

An HBO original film, O. follows Louis (Jeffrey Wright), once the head of a prominent prison gang, in the final weeks of his 24-year sentence.

“Westworld” 

Live without limits in a world where every human appetite can be indulged. Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris and more — this dark odyssey follows the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Both seasons of the series are currently available.

Boycott

Jeffrey Wright stars as the young Martin Luther King Jr. in this powerful film that recreates the start of the Civil Rights movement.

Angels in America

Directed by Mike Nichols and written by Pulitzer-winning playwright Tony Kushner, this Emmy-winning four-part film, starring Emma Thompson, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Jeffrey Wright, and more, chronicles the stories behind AIDS diagnoses in New York City.

“Boardwalk Empire”

Follow the birth and rise of organized crime in “the world’s playground” at the dawn of Prohibition. Steve Buscemi stars as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson — the man in charge of Atlantic City in 1920. Created by Terence Winter and produced by Martin Scorsese, Stephen Levinson and more.

Confirmation

Confirmation takes a look behind the curtain of Washington politics, depicting the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings where Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment. The hearings brought the country to a standstill and became a pivotal moment in American culture, proving it only takes one voice to change history.

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