'Against the Wall': Treat Williams comes full circle as on-screen cop


Treat Williams has the police on his mind a lot these days.The "Everwood" veteran returns to series work in Lifetime's "Against the Wall," premiering Sunday, July 31. He plays the patriarch of a Chicago family of cops, and he's also about to revisit one of his career milestones: the true, police-corruption-themed 1981 drama "Prince of the City." Williams will participate in a screening of the movie Sunday, July 24, as part of a tribute to the late director Sidney Lumet at New York's Lincoln Center."Against the Wall" revolves around a police detective (Australian-born Rachael Carpani) whose new job as an Internal Affairs investigator doesn't please her longtime-cop father (Williams). Her mother ("Picket Fences" Emmy winner Kathy Baker) tries to keep peace within the family, which also includes a trio of policeman sons."I think it was George C. Scott who said, years ago, that it's more interesting to play a character who seems incredibly unforgiving and...



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