Britain Britain

Bob Odenkirk to star in AMC dramedy series adaptation of Richard Russo's novel Straight Man

Reading now: 608
dailymail.co.uk

Bob Odenkirk has been tapped to star in AMC's adaptation of Richard Russo's 1997 novel Straight Man.According to Variety, Aaron Zelman and Paul Lieberstein will adapt the book as a dramedy series in which the 59-year-old actor will play William Henry Devereaux, Jr., the unlikely interim chairman of a college English department who is experiencing a midlife crisis.'I am thrilled that AMC is embracing the unique scenario and characters in Paul and Aaron's adaptation of Straight Man,' Odenkirk, who will also serve as an executive producer, said in a statement.

New role: Bob Odenkirk has been tapped to star in AMC's adaptation of Richard Russo's 1997 novel Straight Man. Seen in April 2022He continued, 'I have loved the mix of comedy and drama in Better Call Saul, and this is another story with a unique dynamic, and the kind of closely observed character writing and exploration that AMC has become the touchstone for. 'It's going to be fun to play and watch!'Zelman and Lieberstein will serve as co-showrunners and executive producers for the series, which will have eight one-hour episodes and is expected to debut in 2023.Peter Farrelly will executive produce and direct.

Other executive producers include Odenkirk's wifeNaomi, Russo,Mark Johnson, and Marc Provissiero. Hat trick: It will be the third AMC outing for Odenkirk.

Read more on dailymail.co.uk
The website meaws.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA