Anwan Glover talks The Wire, Being Shot and why his Music Career has been a Blessing

Flicks And The City spoke to actor-musician Anwan Glover about his role as Slim Charles in the acclaimed TV show The Wire.

Anwan Glover2Watch Our Video to hear Anwan talk about what it was like coming into a show that had already been established for three seasons prior to his arrival, how his character developed so quickly, why Slim Charles is really a nice guy trapped in that world and also what it was like working with the late Robert Chew aka Proposition Joe.

Anwan discusses what it was like working with David Simon & the other writers on the show and also how going through his own gangland problems helped him get back to a better life.

We also ask Anwan about his work away from The Wire, seeing him in such films and TV Shows as Elementary, Ugly Betty, Treme, 12 Years A Slave and more. He also discusses why a chance meeting with Wesley Snipes gave him inspiration to continue.

The Wire: The Complete Collection is released on Blu-ray on 1 June for the first time ever courtesy of HBO Home Entertainment.