The surprise renewal of AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire' left us curious for the network's confidence in its own future, and with all eyes on 'Breaking Bad' for tonight's 2014 Emmy Awards, series spinoff 'Better Call Saul' has a world of work ahead of it. See for yourself in the latest brand-new trailer teaser for Bob Odenkirk's return to the role of Saul Goodman, er...Jimmy McGill, premiering in 2015!
AMC's forthcoming 'Breaking Bad' prequel series 'Better Call Saul' inspired us with a bit of hope in its promise to potentially jump time both before and after Walter White, but we knew only half the story. Find out exactly when 'Better Call Saul' takes place in Saul Goodman's life with AMC's new synopsis, and what new name we'll be calling Saul in early 2015!
Early on in development of 'Breaking Bad' spinoff 'Better Call Saul,' it seemed somewhat apparent the story would chronicle Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk)'s career before meeting Walter White. Odenkirk himself then alluded that we might catch up with the sleazy lawyer post-'Breaking Bad' as well, and now the showrunner has confirmed a "flexible timeline" that could see some familiar favorites returning to the fold.
We were on the fence when AMC announced that 'Breaking Bad' would spawn its very own 'Better Cal Saul' spinoff, but already the network is doubling down on its criminal lawyer. Not only has 'Better Call Saul' already been renewed for a second season, but the series premiere has also moved to 2015, and the first photo of Bob Odenkirk as a stylin' Saul Goodman has arrived!
We weren't over the moon by the initial revelation that AMC would parlay 'Breaking Bad''s colossal success into prequel spinoff 'Better Call Saul,' but if we have to explore Saul Goodman's pre-Walter White past, our favorite New Mexican lawyer will at least keep some fine company. 'Breaking Bad' veteran Jonathan Banks (Mike Ehrmantraut) will co-captain 'Better Call Saul' alongside Bob Odenkirk, but how regular will Mike's presence be?
'Breaking Bad' series finale "Felina" has long since come and gone, capping the tale of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in a much more satisfying manner than we had come to expect, though not without a few open-ended questions about the characters' fates. And while we last left Jesse (Aaron Paul) on an apparently happy note, has series creator Vince Gilligan revealed a much more sinister fate for him following the finale?
Just what showrunner shenanigans is 'Community' creator Dan Harmon trying to pull for the upcoming fifth season? Where recently we learned that 'Arrested Development' creator Mitch Hurwitz would return Harmon's favor by appearing as a Greendale student, now 'Breaking Bad' creator and showrunner Vince Gilligan will pop up in season 5 alongside former star Jonathan Banks!
Though 'Breaking Bad' came to a close less than a month ago with series finale "Felina," we're still yearning for the days of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman's wacky adventures in meth-making. To that end, series star Bryan Cranston has finally weighed in on the popular dream theory that pervades discussion of the finale, while the final script pages from "Felina" have made their way online to offer illumination as well
Even two weeks later, the 'Breaking Bad' finale continues to resonate with fans and build a legacy for creator Vince Gilligan as one of the more visionary TV creators of our time. Gilligan's work is far from over, however, as a lengthy new profile with the 'Breaking Bad' showrunner reveals the true secrets behind Walter White's final stand, and offers revealing new insight into the proposed 'Better Call Saul' prequel spinoff.
'Breaking Bad' has finally cooked up its last batch of episodes (discounting the spinoff), and while many continue to argue about the purity of Walter White's last stand, most agree the Emmy-winning AMC drama stuck the landing better than most. We'd previously heard creator Vince Gilligan discuss several alternate endings as well, but it seems the writers also had in mind multiple trajectories for Walt's big gun, including a prison break for Jesse, and other endings that saw either Skyler or Walter Jr. bite the bullet!