Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 69%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
New Magic Mike XXL Trailer Struts Onstage
It's not bro time, it's showtime
Emily VanCamp's Agent 13 Back For Captain America: Civil War
Reporting for duty
Jon Hamm Plans High Wire Act
Brad Anderson directing the '80s-set thriller
Ginnifer Goodwin Travels To Zootropolis
Jason Bateman is already in Disney's latest
Rosamund Pike, Jack O'Connell And More Board HHHH
Jason Clarke, Jack Reynor and Mia Wasikowska also join up
Meryl Streep Wants To Rock You In The Ricki And The Flash Trailer
Grammy Award voters, take note
Christoph Waltz Has The Worst Marriage In Georgetown
He'll make his directorial debut and star in the crime drama
Kevin James Finds True Memoirs Of An International Assassin
Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow will call the shots
New Poster For Marvel's Ant-Man Lands
Upping the ante
Aardman Announces Stop-Motion Caveman Movie Early Man
Nick Park's ugg life
Martin Freeman Joins Captain America: Civil War
But which side will he be on?
Jason Momoa In Talks For The Magnificent Seven
While Byung-hun Lee is now aboard
Emily Blunt Will Be A Bronco Belle
Saddle up!
First Pic Of Chloë Sevigny And Kate Beckinsale In Love & Friendship
Whit Stillman reunion klaxon!
Alec Baldwin And More Voicing Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad
James Franco, Anjelica Huston, Heidi Klum and Omar Sy also aboard
New Trailer For David O. Russell's Accidental Love
Or, rather, Stephen Greene's Accidental Love
Mark Strong, Jamie Bell And Abbie Cornish On For 6 Days
They'll star in the Iranian Embassy siege film
Jon M. Chu Plans An Escape
Producing Tze Chun's action adventure
Hercules Writer Heads For The Infinite Horizon
Ryan Condal adapting Odyssey comics
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
24 March 2015
Anna Kendrick Seated At Table 19
Craig Robinson, Lisa Kudrow and more set for the comedy
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Run & Jump
Empire Star Rating
Nebraska (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The King Of Marvin Gardens
Empire Star Rating
The Descendants (2012)
Empire Star Rating
MacGruber (2010)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Bob Odenkirk Joins Nebraska
Stacy Keach also on for Alexander Payne

03 September 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Omaha.com (Via The Playlist)

submit to reddit

Bob Odenkirk Joins Nebraska

Alexander Payne is busy gearing up to make his follow up to The Descendants – the long-gestating Nebraska – and has decided that, as Breaking Bad’s Walter White knows, he’d better call Saul. By that, we of course mean he’s cast Bob Odenkirk in the film, with Stacey Keach also now aboard.

Nebraska charts a road trip featuring an aging, booze-happy father (Bruce Dern) who travels from Montana to Nebraska to claim a sweepstakes prize. Along for the ride is his estranged son (Will Forte).

Odenkirk is aboard to play Forte’s older brother, while Keach will be an old colleague of Dern’s grumpy central figure.

Payne is getting set to start shooting on October 15, and has been scouting locations in Nebraska, while also gathering other cast members. Apparently June Squibb, who appeared as Jack Nicholson’s wife in About Schmidt, is in talks to play Dern’s other half here.

As well as his occasional appearances on Breaking Bad, Odenkirk will be seen in The Spectacular Now and directed a segment of comedy compilation Movie 43. He’s also lent his voice to Hell & Back. Keach was last seen in The Bourne Legacy and will next crop up in The Architect.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Ben Wheatley Claims A Field In England
The Kill List director's new project
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
General Election 2015 Photoshop Special: Empire's Movie Cabinet
Vote for Smaug!

Chris Rock: Role By Role
The comedian talks us through his hits and misses

Film Studies 101: Being A Location Manager
Avengers: Age Of Ultron's Jamie Lengyel shares the tricks of the trade

10 Avengers: Age Of Ultron Secrets
Exclusive: Joss Whedon spills the beans on Empire's spoiler podcast

Updated! Stan Lee’s Marvel-lous Cameos – Now With Even More Cameos
From Daredevil to... Daredevil?

11 Of The Silliest Sesame Street Film Parodies
From Aveggies: Age Of Ultron to Big Birdman (and back again)

Richard Armitage Bids Farewell To The Hobbit
On goat-riding, keepsakes and saying goodbye to Thorin

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire Digital Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 69%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)