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Emmy Contenders: Michael McKean talks betrayal on 'Better Call Saul'
Emmy Contenders: Michael McKean talks betrayal on 'Better Call Saul'

Bryan Cranston tipped off Michael McKean before he got the role as Bob Odenkirk's brother on "Better Call Saul" in an unusual way, McKean told us in a recent video conversation at The Times studio. "We were about to make an entrance, he as LBJ and me as J. Edgar Hoover," McKean says, referring to the Broadway show about Lyndon Johnson, "All the Way," "and he turned to me and said, 'You should really play the brother in 'Better Call Saul.' I said, 'What?' And I had to go on and do lines with him, but what I really wanted to do was say, 'One minute folks. What are you talking about Bryan?'" What he was...

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