Bob Odenkirk Joins FX’s Fargo Miniseries

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Actor Bob Odenkirk attends the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) Photo: Jason LaVeris/2013 Jason LaVeris

FX's Fargo miniseries continues to add to its intriguing cast. The network announced today that Bob Odenkirk will be joining Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, Kate Walsh, Oliver Platt, and Glenn Howerton (among others) in the new spin on the Fargo universe — a new crime, and new characters, but in the same surroundings. Odenkirk will play a senior deputy who has a younger, more-capable partner. Production on Fargo starts in November, which means this wouldn't conflict with Odenkirk's (not yet official) involvement with Better Call Saul, since that show's possible production is still a long way off.