Cranston Goes ‘All the Way’ For Fifth Acting Emmy

HBO’s production of All the Way also stars Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, and Bradley Whitford

Bryan Cranston won four Emmys for his legendary role as Walter White on AMC’s Breaking Bad. He looks to win another for playing Lyndon B. Johnson in HBO’s upcoming TV movie All the Way. Cranston won a Tony for the role in 2014.

All the Way details the struggles Johnson and others went through to pass controversial civil rights legislation in 1964. The film includes Johnson’s inheritance of the presidency after the death of John F. Kennedy. Anthony Mackie (Captain America: Civil War) plays Martin Luther King, Jr. Melissa Leo (Wayward Pines) plays Lady Bird Johnson, and Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Transparent) plays Hubert Humphrey.

All the Way is produced for HBO by Amblin Television with Steven Spielberg and Cranston executive producing among others. The film airs Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. on HBO.

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