Bob Odenkirk’s Fortunate Hank Will get Launch Date, Teaser: Watch

Lower than a 12 months after Higher Name Saul wrapped up a six-season run, Bob Odenkirk is poised to return to tv with Fortunate Hank, a brand new sequence premiering on AMC in March that simply launched its first teaser. Watch the clip beneath.

Based mostly on Richard Russo’s novel Straight Man, Fortunate Hank stars Odenkirk as William Henry Deveraux Jr., chairman of the English division at an underfunded Pennsylvania faculty. Within the teaser — a 15-second close-up of Odenkirk’s weathered, bearded face — the actor admits, “I’ve at all times been a troublesome man. I concentrate on minor strife and insignificant irritation.”

That strife possible comes from Ralston Faculty’s President Dickie Pope (Kyle MacLachlan), who The Hollywood Reporter describes as “a nemesis to Hank and the opposite professors.” Elsewhere within the solid, Mireille Enos performs Deveraux’s spouse, Lily, Oscar Nunez performs Dean Jacob Rose, and Tom Bower performs Deveraux’s estranged father. Chris Diamantopoulos, in the meantime, will recur as Lily’s previous flame Tom Leska.

Fortunate Hank was tailored for tv by Aaron Zelman and Paul Lieberstein, who function co-showrunners. The duo govt produced alongside Odenkirk, director Peter Farrelly, and Breaking Unhealthy and Higher Name Saul alums Mark Johnson, Russo, Naomi Odenkirk, and Marc Provissiero.

The eight-episode first season of Fortunate Hank premieres on AMC and its streamer, AMC+, on March nineteenth. Watch the teaser trailer beneath.

Again in August, Consequence answered seven huge questions you will have had after watching the Higher Name Saul finale. The sequence additionally shared an official blooper reel for its last season, which you’ll be able to revisit right here. Discover out the place it landed on our record of one of the best TV exhibits of 2022.