Tag: bob odenkirk

Q & A: Allison Tolman on Auditioning for ‘Fargo’, Survial Jobs and Keith Carradine’s Advice

Allison Tolman is teriffic in Fargo. In the show, which has its season finale tonight, she plays Molly Solverson, an ambitious deputy who’s been searching for her boss’ killer. This is Tolman’s first TV role and she more than holds her own acting opposite Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman and Colin Hanks. The show is an original adaptation of the Coen Brothers Academy Award®-winning film, Fargo. Written by Noah Hawley, the 10-episode limited series features an all-new story and follows a new case and new characters. The show also stars Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt, Kate Walsh, Glenn Howerton, Adam Goldberg ... Read more

Q & A: Bob Odenkirk Talks ‘Fargo’, Challenging Scenes and the Advice He’d Give to College Students

Bob Odenkirk has been on a roll lately, starring in Breaking Bad and its upcoming spin-off, Better Call Saul, Nebraska and now, Fargo. If you haven’t been watching – and why haven’t you because it’s terrific – Fargo is an original adaptation of the Academy Award®-winning film and features an all-new story and new characters. It stars Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, Allison Tolman and Odenkirk as “Deputy Bill Oswalt.” Odenkirk got his start as a writer and brilliant sketch artist – check out Mr. Show if you can find it. I love that he’s getting all this ... Read more

Bob Odenkirk and the ‘Nebraska’ Cast Offer Up Audition Tips: “An audition is a chance to act that day”

Auditions are one of the most important components of an actor’s career. However, it is often an artist’s least favorite aspect of trying to make it in Hollywood. Once you are an established working actor, does the audition process ever change? In a recent Envelope Screening Series with the Los Angeles Times for the upcoming film Nebraska, actors Will Forte, June Squibb and Bob Odenkirk talked on a post-film panel about this very topic. Forte isn’t a big fan. He told the audience, “I hate auditioning! It’s crazy. It terrifies me.” The former Saturday Night Live star then turned to ... Read more

Watch: The Cast of ‘Breaking Bad’ Has the Best Emmy ‘Thank You’ Cam Ever

Breaking Bad won the Emmy for Outstanding Drama series last night and it was absolutely deserved. I have no idea why Bryan Cranston didn’t win as Best Actor in a Drama Series though. He’s perfect and while the other actors in the category were very, very good, Cranston is on another level this year. After the win, the cast and creators walked backstage to the Emmy ‘Thank You’ cam and while it starts off relatively tame, with Bob Odenkirk taking the mike and doing some quick interviews, things start to escalate when Aaron Paul and Dean Norris get there. But ... Read more