The trailer for Michael K. Williams’ latest docusery, “Black Market”
* Season 2 of Michael k williams‘Docuseries, “Black Market with Michael K. Williams“, is set to premiere on January 10 – and Vice TV has released a trailer which you can check out below.
As reported by PEOPLE, the program explores the dangerous world of illicit trade.
“Our goal is just to show the world a window into why people do what they do,” the late actor said in the one-minute trailer. “It’s like saying, ‘When the system fails you, you create your own system.’ “
Wiliams announced the second season of “Black Market” earlier this year. “After a busy period of back-to-back projects, I am incredibly excited to join my Vice family to dive deeper into telling the stories of these global communities,” he said in a statement in February.
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In a Press releaseVice confirmed that the new season will continue to “investigate the complex factors that push people towards often dangerous underground economies and illicit trade networks.”
The global docuseries will continue the work that Williams began in the first season, which revealed an intimate portrait of the conditions behind black markets and the cultural reasons why they persist, from the hijacking in Newark, in the New Jersey, abalone poaching off the coast. South Africa, ”a description for Season 2 reads.“ In all-new episodes, the series will feature rare first-person access to communities most affected by the global underground economy. ”
“Black market is a testament to Michael K. Williams’ dedication to criminal justice reform and social justice ”, Jesse Angelo – President, Global News and Entertainment, Vice Media Group – noted in a report.
“Michael was a long time friend of our Vice family and shared our belief that all voices are heard, especially those of marginalized communities,” Angelo continued. “Michael’s mission was to make those voices heard and we are honored to share this collection of new episodes.”
According to Variety, “Black market‘s “season two was filmed before Williams’ death in September at 54 years old.
The New York City Chief Medical Examiner’s Office announced that he had died of “acute poisoning from the combined effects of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine.” The mode of death was ruled an accidental overdose.
“Black Market with Michael K. Williams” premieres January 10 on Vice TV.