'Justified': Mykelti Williamson on what makes 'a real bad guy'


Mykelti Williamson had one heck of an introduction to "Justified" last week, delivering a frighteningly intense monologue about protecting his territory to a young subordinate. The scene was actually the second one Williamson ("24," "Boomtown," "Forrest Gump") shot -- you'll see his first, a charged exchange with Walton Goggins, in Tuesday's (Jan. 31) episode. So much for easing into the new role."It was a little scary to shoot [the introductory scene] because I was the new guy. The FNG, they call it -- Freakin' New Guy," Williamson tells Zap2it. "So it was a lot to live up to."Consider the first test passed: Williamson made an indelible impression as Ellstin Limehouse, the man in charge of an African-American hamlet in Harlan County called Noble's Holler. Viewers will find out more about how he fits into the show's world beginning with this week (it has at least something to do with Mags Bennett's money), but it's already...



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