FX has smartly grabbed a bit of "Breaking Bad's" afterglow for its limited-series redo of "Fargo," tapping Bob Odenkirk for a supporting role.
Glenn Howerton of FXX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," Kate Walsh and Oliver Platt are also joining Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks and Billy Bob Thornton in the adaptation of the Coen brothers' 1996 pic.
Odenkirk is seguing from his career-making role on AMC's "Breaking Bad" to a spinoff for the cabler revolving around a prequel story for his sleazy attorney character Saul Goodman. The timing of production on that project, however, has yet to be nailed down.
FX's rendition of "Fargo" is penned by Noah Hawley, who exec produces with Warren Littlefield, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen and Geyer Kosinski.
Bob Odenkirk, Glenn Howerton Join FX's 'Fargo'
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