'Boardwalk Empire,' which was nominated for 18 Emmys for its first season, is back for more, and Season 2 (premieres Sun., Sept. 25, 9PM ET on HBO) kicks off with a bang. Literally.
With the return of the white-hooded KKK to Atlantic City, Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) is forced to figure out where his allegiances lie: With his most prominent voters, or with his most powerful -- and black -- friend, Chalky White, played by Michael K. Williams.
Chalky is a fan-favorite character in the show's otherwise morally ambiguous landscape of prohibition era Atlantic City, and when I caught up with Williams to talk Season 2, he teased that it'll only get crazier this season on Chalky's path to finding justice.
We also talked about the emotional tug of reenacting such a horrific reality for blacks in the 1920s, and seeing more of Chalky's family, which Williams says is "the crack in his armor."
Then we talked about some lighter stuff, like his awesome turn as an ex-con turned biology teacher on 'Community,' his favorite shows on TV and his love affair with Twitter. Keep reading for more ...
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