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'Better Call Saul' Cast Portraits Give First Look at New Characters

December 18, 2014 04:12:15

"" introduces its characters in newly released cast portraits. While "" fans are already familiar with Bob Odenkirk's Saul Goodman and Jonathan Banks' Mike Ehrmantraut who are also featured in some of the promos for the new show, there are pictures which give first look at some new characters.

They are Michael McKean as Chuck McGill, the brother of Saul a.k.a. Jimmy McGill, "" alum Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, and "" star Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin. According to Yahoo! TV which obtains the images, the supporting characters "will represent both legitimate and illegitimate sides of the law."


First Poster and New Promo for 'Better Call Saul' Unleashed

December 16, 2014 02:12:35

With just a little over a month before "" premieres, AMC is going full throttle to promote the new series. The network has released the first official poster and a new teaser for the "" spin-off.

Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) looks frustrated as he stands in the middle of the desert, leaning against a pay phone. The promo video is equally vague, showing nothing but Saul's white Cadillac emerging from a car wash.


'Better Call Saul' First Clip: Saul and Mike Argue Over Parking Ticket

December 01, 2014 01:12:31

AMC has shared new sneak peeks at "". Debuted during a commercial break in "" midseason finale, one of the videos features Jonathan Banks' Mike Erhmantraut before he works with Bob Odenkirk's Saul Goodman a.k.a. Jimmy McGill as a fixer.

In the clip, Mike who is a parking lot attendant refuses to let Saul enter the parking lot. Both of them won't budge, so Saul leaves his car outside the gate and walks inside before Mike stops him and takes him down to the ground with force.


'Better Call Saul' Gets Two-Night Premiere, New Trailer

November 21, 2014 07:11:50

It would be a two-night event for "" premiere. AMC announced on Thursday, November 20 that the spin-off to "" would debut Sunday, February 8 at 10/9c and air its second episode the following night at 10/9c.

"This February, during AMC's first ever two-night series premiere event, we're going to introduce Jimmy McGill to the world. Known to 'Breaking Bad' fans as Saul Goodman, viewers will soon discover Saul wasn't always Albuquerque's top criminal (criminal) lawyer," AMC President Charlie Collier said in a statement. "Huge thanks to Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Bob Odenkirk, our partners at Sony, and the entire team. We're thrilled to be cooking together again."


'Better Call Saul: The Song' Music Video Highlights the Lawyer's Specialty

October 06, 2014 03:10:39

AMC has released a music video for ": The Song" to hype up the upcoming premiere of the new series. It mostly features country music singer Junior Brown performing the original song written by series creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, with some footage from the show occasionally appearing on screen or on TV within the clip.

The lyrics reveal some potential cases to be handled by the title character. "Your husband disappeared in the most convenient way/ Now your troubles are gone, the insurance will surely pay/ You get to the bank but the cops say 'Whoa!'/ Who you gonna dial when they lock you down low?" Brown sings. "Saul, Saul, you better call Saul/ He'll fight for your rights, when your back's to the wall/ He'll stick it to the man, justice for all."


'Better Call Saul' New Promo: Are You With Me?

September 22, 2014 09:09:27

AMC has released a new promo for freshman "". The 10-second snippet doesn't share much but features Saul Goodman in what looks like a courtroom. "I bet if we were in church right now, I'd get a big Amen," he says to unseen people, "You with me, ladies and gentlemen?"

A prequel to Emmy-winning drama "", the new series follows Bob Odenkirk's Saul a.k.a. Jimmy McGill, half a decade before he met 's Walter White. He's a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet.


'Better Call Saul' Creators Introduce Saul Goodman in New Teaser

August 25, 2014 12:08:21

AMC unveils another promo for "" to tide fans over the new show premiere. Offering short scenes of Bob Odenkirk's Saul Goodman meeting potential clients and looking depressed, the video also features creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.

In between the actual footage from the show, Gilligan and Gould talk about Jimmy McGill, the man whom Saul was, half a decade before he met 's "" character Walter White.


Young Saul Goodman Speaks in First 'Better Call Saul' Teaser

August 12, 2014 07:08:25

AMC released the first footage from the highly-anticipated "" spin-off "". Clocking in at 9 seconds, the teaser barely wet the appetite for the show's fans.

The new footage focuses on Bob Odenkirk's Saul Goodman when he was younger, trying to solicit a potential client. "Lawyers, we're like health insurance," he said. "You hope you never need it. But man, oh, man, not having it, no!"


'Better Call Saul' Releases New Photos and Plot Details

July 12, 2014 08:07:15

AMC has treated "" fans with new photos from the set of "". One features Bob Odenkirk's titular character alone, while the other sees the lawyer and his brother Chuck, played by Michael McKean, having what seems to be an intense conversation.

During the Television Critics' Association summer press tour on Friday, July 11, the network also shared more details of the storyline. The prequel to the award-winning series "Breaking Bad" "is set six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. When we meet him, the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet."


'Better Call Saul' Flexible Timeline Will Allow the Return of Walter White

July 02, 2014 08:07:08

"" has found a way to bring back 's Walter White. According to executive producer Peter Gould, the new show will feature scenes that move back and forth over several decades, including events that will take place during the time when the former school teacher cooked meth.

"One of the great things about having a time line which is flexible is that perhaps some of it takes place before '', during 'Breaking Bad', and after 'Breaking Bad'," he told New York Daily News. "That gives us the ability to bring back characters that were killed on 'Breaking Bad'."


AMC Debuts First Look at 'Better Call Saul', Orders Second Season

June 20, 2014 08:06:57

AMC has teased "" fans with a sneak peek at "". The network has unveiled the first official photo from the set of the new series, giving a look at Bob Odenkirk in a suit to reprise his role as Saul Goodman.

Showrunner Peter Gould, who created the character of Saul, and Vince Gilligan, who directed the first episode, are also pictured giving a direction to Odenkirk. They all stand in front of a classic black 1969 Chevrolet Camaro parked somewhere in the Albuquerque, New Mexico desert.


Bryan Cranston May Reprise 'Breaking Bad' Role on Spin-Off 'Better Call Saul'

May 31, 2014 10:05:08

could revisit his "" days for the upcoming spin-off, "". HollywoodLife.com claims to have learned from an insider that the Emmy-winning actor will reprise his role as Walter White on the new series, which has been given a 24-episode order by AMC.

"With the new show coming and the possibility of flashbacks or flash-forwards, there is going to be something with Walter White," the source says. "They won't do it as a gimmick, it will actually mean something when they do it."


Anna Gunn Would Love to Reprise 'Breaking Bad' Role on 'Better Call Saul'

May 14, 2014 04:05:05

"" may feature more characters from "". In addition to Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks who have been set to reprise their roles as Saul Goodman and Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut respectively, and were reportedly interested in returning for the spin-off and now could be added to the mix.

Speaking to E! News about her new show "", she spares time to address speculation that she may appear on the spin-off series. "I heard a little rumor of that, but I don't know how that's possible," she admits.


'Breaking Bad' Spin-Off 'Better Call Saul' Casts Michael McKean

May 01, 2014 03:05:42

"" adds another veteran actor to its cast ensemble. Michael McKean has landed a co-starring role on the upcoming drama series, playing a new character named Dr. Thurber, who is a gifted lawyer hampered by a strange affliction.

McKean, who is a former cast member on "", joins Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks who have been set to reprise their roles as Saul Goodman and trusted private investigator/fixer Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut.


Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston in Talks to Recur on 'Breaking Bad' Spin-Off

March 01, 2014 09:03:37

and 's "" business isn't done yet. A source close to "" tells E! News that both actors are in talks to appear in multiple episodes of the prequel series.

AMC has not commented on the news, but Paul himself has confirmed that he has had "serious talks" with co-creator Vince Gilligan to reprise his role as Jesse Pinkman. "Anything Vince is involved with, I'm there," he said during an interview to promote his new movie "".


Jonathan Banks to Reprise 'Breaking Bad' Role on Spin-Off 'Better Call Saul'

January 28, 2014 01:01:46

Jonathan Banks has been added to the cast of AMC's "". The actor has reportedly sealed a deal to star on the "" spin-off, reprising his role as Saul Goodman's trusted private investigator/fixer Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut.

Banks was a regular on "Breaking Bad" after first introduced in the second season finale. He appeared on the show for 2.5 seasons before being shot to death by 's Walter White in the first half of season 5. His role on the crime drama series earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.


'Breaking Bad' Spin-Off 'Better Call Saul' Details Revealed

January 03, 2014 03:01:07

More details about "" spin-off "" came from creator Vince Gilligan. Producers have picked their choice to tell the story before or after the hit AMC show took place and which characters will appear on it.

Back in November, Gilligan and writer/producer Peter Gould were still juggling between a prequel or sequel. And now, almost two months later, they lean on a prequel starring Bob Odenkirk's Saul Goodman with possibilities to tell about the future.


Netflix Nabs 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff, Confirms It Will Be a Prequel

December 17, 2013 11:12:59

Netflix has snatched the international rights for "" spinoff "". Under the deal, the new AMC series will become available on the Internet streaming media after it finishes its first season run on the cable channel.

Netflix announced the deal via a press release on December 16, which also confirmed that the show would be a prequel. According to the statement, " 'Better Call Saul' tells the story of mall-based super lawyer Saul Goodman in the years before he became Walter White's attorney. From parking tickets to mass murder, from slip-and-fall to bond fraud, Saul handles it all."


Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Could Make Cameos on 'Breaking Bad' Spin-Off

October 17, 2013 01:10:25

and 's days of portraying Walter White and Jesse Pinkman respectively may not be completely over yet. "" creator Vince Gilligan says in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that both actors have expressed interest in doing cameos for the spin-off, "".

"The sky's the limit with a prequel," he teases about the possible appearances of "Breaking Bad" characters besides Saul Goodman. "Everybody who's now deceased in the 'Breaking Bad' world is obviously still alive. You never know who might turn up and when and where."


'Breaking Bad' Saul Goodman Spin-Off Moving Forward at AMC

September 12, 2013 08:09:49

"" spin-off centering on Saul Goodman is indeed happening. After weeks of heated negotiations, AMC has finally reached a licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Television for the new series.

"As conceived, the new series is based on the show's popular Saul Goodman character with the working title ''," the studio and the network say in a joint statement. The one-hour show is billed as a "prequel that will focus on the evolution of the popular Saul Goodman character before he ever became Walter White's lawyer."


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