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It features a perfect cast, including Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy. Ellis can't give the 2-D characters the dimensionality of Game of Thrones, but he can crank out four deliriously sadistic half-hour cartoons -- even Season 2 is a mere eight episodes, each around 24 minutes, so you can binge guilt-free. However, things are not as idyllic as the name would suggest, as women are no longer allowed to have jobs, rights, hold property, or have any sort of agency. Tom Hardy Inception, Dunkirk joined the cast in season two, and Adrien Brody The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel is slated to join the upcoming fourth season. The agency tries to survive in a time when everything, including the ad industry, is undergoing a radical shake-up. Mike Ehrmantraut, played by Jonathan Banks, also returns from the original show. The show features an aging antihero at its center, a large cast of interconnected characters, and all the scheming and violence that have recently become emblematic of dramatic television.
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