You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Bob Odenkirk, Glenn Howerton Join FX’s ‘Fargo’

Kate Walsh, Oliver Platt also on board MGM TV limited series

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.

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.

More TV

  • Amy Robach Snares Co-Anchor Duties on

    Amy Robach Snares Co-Anchor Duties on ABC's '20/20'

    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’ […]

  • NBA, Fox Sports Strike Deal to

    NBA, Fox Sports Strike Deal to Show Jr. NBA World Championship

    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’ […]

  • AMERICAN IDOL - "113 (Top 14)"

    'American Idol' Recap: The Final Fourteen Sing for America's First Vote

    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’ […]

  • Westworld Season 2

    'Westworld' Recap: Enchantment Under the Sea

    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’ […]

  • 'Sharp Objects' Trailer: Amy Adams Returns

    Amy Adams Returns Home in First Trailer for HBO's 'Sharp Objects' (WATCH)

    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’ […]

  • Telemundo Adds 'Series Premium' Sunday Drama

    Telemundo Adds 'Series Premium' Sunday Drama Showcase

    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’ […]

  • 'Grey's Anatomy' Renewed for Season 15

    'Grey's Anatomy' Renewed for Season 15 at ABC

    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’ […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content