Bob Odenkirk

AMC turns David Carr memoir into drama

US cable channel AMC and Sony Pictures Television are turning late journalist David Carr’s memoir, The Night of the Gun, into a six-part miniseries. Bob Odenkirk is attached to play Carr, the New York journalist who turned his battle with drugs and experiences as a leading New York Times columnist into a brutal book. Odenkirk […]

Israeli nets agree to unique Saul deal

A trio of Israeli pay TV platforms have acquired Better Call Saul in an “unprecedented” deal that sees them all launch the AMC show simultaneously, TBI understands. Hot, Yes and Cellcom have all acquired the show from distributor Sony Pictures Television, and will launch it simultaneously on their channels tomorrow in primetime. TBI understands each […]

Ben Stiller attached to IFC sketch comedy

Ben Stiller is behind a new 10-part comedy for US cable channel IFC. The Hollywood comedy actor co-executive produces The Birthday Boys with fellow comic Bob Odenkirk. The show features The Birthday Boys, an LA comedy troupe, and is billed as in the lineage of influential surreal sketch series such as Monty Python and Odenkirk’s […]