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"Toby came in and did an audition that was 180 degrees from what we were thinking," Cantwell says."We thought Bosworth would be this grounded, slow-talking Texan, and Toby is so wiry and full of energy that the casting director couldn't keep him in frame.

On any other show, that's where he might have stayed: a conservative Texas shitkicker designed as an antagonist for the main players to surmount."As we got in there and started doing it, we had a writers' groove.We figured out what was our voice, as opposed to the voice that felt like it was emulating the shows we liked."For a while there, it was rough going."We had a similar image of John when we wrote the pilot," says Cantwell."We didn't know how long he would last." Then something happened: Huss, the veteran actor-comedian whose resume includes stints on material as disparate as .After early growing pains driven by antihero fatigue (not helped by AMC's decision to plop Joe and company right into the time slot recently vacated by the network's previous period piece one of 2015's most acclaimed shows.Audiences, however, had yet to follow suit, and the series' low ratings made its renewal an iffy proposition for months before the network finally gave the go-ahead."What I was told was that the journalists were the one who championed this thing," Mc Nairy confides during a break in shooting.We define ourselves so much by success in our jobs that I think it's worth investigating what success ," Rogers says."We wrote the pilot in a way that was set up to ape them: Joe Mc Millan is a traditional antihero, and the world is organized around him in that way." But when the pilot was bought by AMC for production, rather than simply used as a staffing script to land "The Chrises" (as 's cast and crew universally call them) in a writers' room for a preexisting series, things changed."Like, 'Please come back, please come back, So does the network itself."The guys from New York talk about it like fans," Cantwell says.