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‘Nobody’ Featurette Reveals How Bob Odenkirk Developed His New Particular Set of (Butt-Kicking) Skills

There may be no transformation more awe-inspiring than that of Bob Odenkirk, who started off as a comedy writer and a frequent sitcom supporting player before getting to stretch his dramatic chops in the Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul. Now, in the upcoming action thriller Nobody, Odenkirk is going full-on action star as a […]

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Gravitas Ventures Acquires U.S. Rights for ‘The Oak Room’ — Film News in Brief

Tues. Feb. 23 Gravitas Ventures Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights for ‘The Oak Room’Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired U.S. rights to distribute the Black Fawn Films thriller “The Oak Room.”Directed by Cody Calahan, written by Peter Genoway, and produced by Chad Archibald and Ari Millen, the film stars Rj Mitte (“Breaking Bad”), […]

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HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ Loses ‘Chernobyl’ Director, Hires ‘Beanpole’ Filmmaker as Replacement

HBO’s highly anticipated television adaptation of the mega-hit video game The Last of Us has made a change behind the camera. Johan Renck, the Chernobyl and Breaking Bad director who was previously hired to helm the pilot for this series, apparently had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict. Now a new report says […]

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Giancarlo Esposito Shares Idea for Gus Fring-Focused ‘Breaking Bad’ Prequel

“Better Call Saul” is coming back for a sixth and final season, but if series star Giancarlo Esposito has his way, the hit crime drama won’t mark the last time his Gustavo Fring character appears on the small screen.Esposito mused about a potential Gus-focused television show in a recent interview with Esquire. The actor, who […]

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‘Your Honor’ Review: Bryan Cranston’s Showtime Drama Offers Little More Than Anxiety

The art of crafting what I’ve come to call “anxiety TV” is an aptly taxing challenge. Shows where the central protagonist spends most of their time concealing illicit activity — or simply looking guilty — are often classified as thrillers, but series like “The Flight Attendant,” “Ozark,” and yes, “Breaking Bad” aren’t your typical murder-mysteries […]

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‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ Is Getting a Feature-Packed Steelbook Blu-ray

It’s been 7 years since Breaking Bad aired its series finale, bringing to a close one of the most critically acclaimed drama series of the past few decades. But creator Vince Gilligan gave fans one last ride with Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) last October in the Netflix film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. And […]

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From Gus Fring to Moff Gideon, Giancarlo Esposito Loves Playing Intimidating Characters

Power seems to complement Giancarlo Esposito, and he has flaunted it remarkably well in his best known and most recognized television roles. This year, he picked up his third Emmy nomination for his chilling performance as the unnervingly taciturn drug lord and fried chicken purveyor Gus Fring, this time on AMC’s “Breaking Bad” prequel series […]

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