Mid-Life Crisis Series STRAIGHT MAN With Bob Odenkirk & Mireille Enos Filming in Vancouver
Bob Odenkirk is having a mid-life crisis with Mireille Enos in his next AMC series Straight Man filming in Vancouver.
Straight Man is is a mid-life crisis tale set at Railton College, told in the first person by William Henry Devereaux, Jr. (Bob Odenkirk), the unlikely chairman of the English department in a badly underfunded college in the Pennsylvania rust belt
Vancouver filming dates: September 15 2022 – December 20 2022
Showrunners: Aaron Zelman, Paul Lieberstein
Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Mireille Enos, Olivia Scott Welch, Diedrich Bader, Sara Amini, Cedric Yarbrough, Suzanne Cryer.
Bob Odenkirk plays William Henry Devereaux, Jr..
Mireille Enos plays Hank’s wife Lily Devereaux, the vice-principal of a local high in rural Pennsylvania.
Enos spent two seasons filming AMC’s The Killing in Metro Vancouver.
Olivia Scott Welch plays Hank and Lily’s daughter Julie, an only child who didn’t graduate from college, doesn’t have a job that pays her enough to live on but is accustomed to her parents’ lifestyle.
Diedrich Bader plays philosophy professor Tony Conigula, Hank’s closest friend. and a charming single guy.
Sara Amini plays Meg Quigley, an adjunct professor seeking tenure at Railton, where her alchoholic mother teaches as well. She works shifts at the local bar.
Cedric Yarbrough plays poetry professor Paul Rourke, who drives a red Camara and is on his third or fourth marriage.
Suzanne Cryer plays poetry professor Gracie DuBois.
Director: Peter Farrelly.
Producers: Muse Entertainment, Tristar Entertainment, AMC Entertainment.
Straight Man is adapted from the Richard Russo novel.
Filming in Vancouver:
Straight Man is filming field hockey game in Surrey’s Tamanawis Park on Thursday night, September 29th.
Update: And filming on the UBC campus as Railton College on Sunday, October 2nd and Monday, October 3rd.
Over six acclaimed seasons, Bob Odenkirk starred in Better Call Saul which told the story of the transformation of defender Jimmy McGill into meglomaniac criminal defence attorney Saul Goodman.
From small-time lawyer Jimmy McGill.
To big-time criminal defence attorney Saul Goodman.