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.
Production on the 10-episode skein from MGM TV and FX Prods. is set to begin next month in Calgary, for a spring bow.
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.