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Bob Odenkirk and the Better Call Saul cast are checking in from Albuquerque in a new featurette. While filming the AMC spinoff of Breaking Bad — which Odenkirk says will be "dramatic and very intense, and has these cliffhanger moments" — Jonathan Banks admits, "You kind of expect, every once in a while, Aaron [Paul] or Bryan [Cranston], Anna [Gunn] or Dean [Norris] or R.J. [Mitte] to walk around the corner." Still, it's a pleasant set with beautiful sunsets and no traffic, says producer Nina Jack, while SFX supervisor Werner Hahnlein says, "It's definitely like a high school reunion — with great people,
- Ashley Lee
Go behind-the-scenes with AMC in this latest video for the upcoming Breaking Bad prequel/spin-off series which features all-new interviews, including unit production manager Jimmy Hapsas, co-stars Jonathan Banks and Michael McKean, costume designer Jennifer Bryan, producer Nina Jack, executive producer Stewart Lyons and a whole lot.
Better Call Saul is set six years before Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) meets Walter White. When we are introduced to him, the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and, often, against Jimmy, is Mike Erhmantraut (Jonathan Banks). The series will track Jimmy's transformation into Saul Goodman, »
The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2013 were announced tonight during the 66th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA?s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Gravity. Actor Jane Lynch hosted the ceremony before an audience of more than 1,600 guests. Presenters included (in alphabetical order): Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, DGA Secretary-Treasurer Michael Apted, DGA President Paris Barclay, Sandra Bullock, Nick Cannon, Don Cheadle, Steve Coogan, Bradley Cooper, DGA Fifth Vice President Jon Favreau, DGA Past President Taylor Hackford, Tom Hanks, Keith Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Allison Liddi-Brown, Sarah Paulson, Rob Reiner, and Kerry Washington. The 67th Annual DGA Awards will take place on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The winners of the 2013 DGA Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement are: Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Feature Film Alfonso CUARÓN Gravity (Warner Bros. Pictures) Mr. »
- Josh Abraham
The winners will be announced Jan. 25 at the Century Plaza following voting by the DGA’s 15,000 members.
The two nominations for Cranston were his second and third following his DGA nod last year for a “Modern Family” segment last year.
“Breaking Bad” scored a second nomination with series creator Vince Gilligan receiving a nod. They will face competition from David Fincher, receiving his sixth DGA nomination for directing “Chapter 1″ of “House of Cards,” Lesli Linka Glatter for “Homeland” and David Nutter for “Game of Thrones.”
“Modern Family” received a pair of comedy series noms for Cranston and Gail Macuso. “The Big Bang Theory” also took two nominations for Mark Cendrowki and Anthony Rich. Beth McCarthy-Miller took the other nomination for a segment »
- Dave McNary
4 items from 2014
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