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Bryan Cranston Is: Baseball — The One-Man Show

Also in Afternoon Links: The ‘Vacation’ sequel adds another cast member, and a new batch of rumored ‘True Detective’ stars.

Where does a critically acclaimed, award-winning actor go after playing Walter White for five seasons? He embodies the most misunderstood, tortured character of all: the MLB postseason.

Now who’s being rumored for the female lead in Season 2 of True Detective? [Deep breath.] Brit Marling Oona Chaplin Kelly Reilly Jessica Biel Malin Akerman Jamie Alexander Rosario Dawson.

Netflix is apparently feeling Love: The streaming service has picked up not one, but two seasons of the Judd Apatow–Lesley Arfin produced romantic comedy.

And Maron’s getting a third round on IFC.

Tom Hiddleston will star in that King Kong prequel/origin story Skull Island that was announced earlier this summer at Comic-Con. No word on whether the role involves a Ping-Pong suit.

Vacation: The Next Generation (our title, not theirs) has added Leslie Mann as a grown-up Audrey Griswold. She’ll star alongside Ed Helms (as Rusty) and Christina Applegate.

Hey, why not — the United Nations is banking on the power of Leonardo DiCaprio to bring about world peace. Do you have a better idea?

The Mockingjay — Part 1 trailer dropped yesterday; now we have new stills from the penultimate installation of The Hunger Games, starring Natalie Dormer rocking The Tattoo’d Skrillex.

And Lupita Nyong’o dropped by Sesame Street to have a heart-to-heart with Elmo about skin.