During an appearance on Denzealots, a pop culture podcast, the Grey's Anatomy star revealed that he has a number of films in the works, including a biopic about Harry Belafonte.
Williams also has two documentaries in the works, one on the Black Lives Matter movement for BET and another about the school to prison pipeline.
The actor also revealed that he's more into activism than acting, telling the hosts that as a father and husband, he has to think carefully about how he engages.
"I care more about activism and social justice and law than I do about acting. I have an awesome job that I love, but there’s this magnetic force that is constantly pulling me toward activism. I just have to do it.”
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