Bob Odenkirk To Guest Star On 'How I Met Your Mother' And More Casting News

08/15/2012 08:51 am ET | Updated Aug 15, 2012

Bob Odenkirk is trading meth for sitcoms.

According to TVLine, the actor -- who currently plays Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse's (Aaron Paul) lawyer on "Breaking Bad" -- is heading to "How I Met Your Mother."

Odenkirk last appeared on the CBS comedy as Marshall's (Jason Segel) boss in Season 6 and will return when his attorney represents Barney (Neil Patrack Harris) in his pre-nup negotiations.

In addition to "Breaking Bad," Odenkirk's other TV appearances have included "Tom Goes To The Mayor," "Derek And Simon: The Show" and more.

In other casting news...

Emily Procter lands a "White Collar" gig.
The "CSI: Miami" actress is headed to the USA series as the new head of the New York White Collar Division. [TV Guide]

"Up All Night" is hosting an "SNL" reunion.
Rachel Dratch will guest star on the NBC comedy as Linda, a Valley Copies employee and fan of Ava (Maya Rudolph). [THR]

Lara Jean Chorostecki has joined NBC's "Hannibal."
The "Camelot" actress is stepping into Philip Seymour Hoffman's shoes as tabloid reporter Freddie Lounds. [TVLine]

"The Mindy Project" is getting a visit from the NBA.
New York Knicks' Amar’e Stoudemire, Baron Davis and Indiana Pacers' Danny Granger are all headed to the Fox comedy as themselves on the show's fourth episode. [EW]

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