Little was revealed was about the guest spot by the groundbreaking actress/comedian, other than that she will pop up playing a character named Marion.
Burnett, who has won six Emmys, professed her love for Breaking Bad as well as its prequel, Saul, telling Jimmy Kimmel a few years ago, “I’m crazy about anything [Bad and Saul overlord] Vince Gilligan writes.” Burnett attended the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Bob Odenkirk in April. She is also referenced in season 2 by Jimmy’s brother, Chuck (Michael McKean).
Apple TV+ announced that the decorated TV veteran is joining its upcoming series Mrs. American Pie, which is directed by Tate Taylor (The Help) and boasts Laura Dern as an executive producer. The star-studded cast, led by Kristen Wiig, also features Allison Janney, Leslie Bibb, Josh Lucas and Ricky Martin.
“I very much enjoyed doing ‘Law & Order,’ playing a killer – that was fun, and they had a family feel around the set, so it was a happy show to do even though the subject matter was quite the opposite.”