Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul) has joined Season 2 of of the restaurant comedy “The Bear” which will premiere in June on Hulu and will also be coming to Disney+ internationally. Character details for Odenkirk are being kept under wraps, but the actor is said to be boarding the show in a guest role.
FX’s comedy series “The Bear” is about food, family, the insanity of the grind, the beauty of Sense of Urgency and the steep slippery downsides. As the young chef Carmy fights to transform both The Original Beef of Chicagoland and himself, he works alongside a rough-around-the-edges kitchen crew that ultimately reveal themselves as his chosen family.
Jeremy Allen White (Shameless) plays the role of the chef. The series also stars Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce, Abby Elliott, and Liza Colón-Zayas, with Edwin Gibson and Matty Matheson in recurring roles.
Christopher Storer and Joanna Calo serve as co-showrunners and executive producers on “The Bear.”
The episode count for the second season has increased, from eight to ten.
Season 2 of “The Bear” will also be coming to Disney+ internationally however a release date for other regions has not been announced yet.
Season 1 of “The Bear” is available to stream now on Hulu in the US, on Star+ in Latin America and on Disney+ in many countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Odenkirk currently stars as a college English teacher coping with a midlife crisis on AMC’s Lucky Hank. Other credits include HBO’s Mr. Show and AMC’s Breaking Bad and Better Caul Saul.