Even as AMC’s Better Call Saul has successfully told its own tale for two seasons, Breaking Bad fans will always geek out at the latest callback. Well, the mother of all Breaking Bad stars is finally joining the series … behind-the-scenes for a new Season 3 preview.
We’ve all rolled our eyes at one time or another as TV creators liken their work to “a 73-hour movie,” especially when it devalues the episode as a medium. Breaking Bad in particular has many standout hours that couldn’t function any other way, but some lunatic fans have now recut all 62 episodes into one two-hour film, and it … kind of works?
There’s no need to save face – Gus Fring is coming back for Better Call Saul Season 3, and no chipper fast food veneer will mask the terrors we’ve seen that man inflict. See for yourself in a first official trailer for Better Call Saul Season 3, in which the Chicken Man might be the least of Jimmy McGill’s problems.
There doesn’t seem to be any two ways around Better Call Saul taking a trip to the wrong side of a courtroom in Season 3. Previous footage teased Walter White’s future lawyer getting a mugshot, and now Season 3's official key art release promises both stripes, and some “meaningful” nods to Breaking developments.
The third season of Better Call Saul couldn’t help leaning into the announcement of its biggest Breaking Bad cameo to date, but don’t think stars Bryan Cranston or Aaron Paul will ever stop teasing their own returns. The latter even suggests that Jesse Pinkman might already have shot a Season 3 appearance, but how?
It wasn’t any secret that Giancarlo Esposito’s Breaking Bad-die would resurface in Better Call Saul Season 3, but one tidbit has at last been unveiled: the April premiere date! See for yourself, along with a new clip from the prequel drama’s third year, and piping fresh details on Gus’ return, straight from Los Pollos Hermanos.
Our first formal look at Better Call Saul Season 3 footage teased that Jimmy McGill would find himself in some hot water, but he may have more to fear from hot oil. Yes, the Chicken Man may at last have been confirmed to return, as suggested by a round of new teasers from the Breaking Bad prequel’s third season.
Trump cabinet picks have been bad, but not Breaking Bad, at least until now. The SNL cold open for John Cena’s debut hour got Bryan Cranston reprising his iconic role as Walter White, tapped to head the DEA (what else) in the new administration.
Invested as we are in learning Jimmy McGill’s Better Call Saul past, few can deny the curiosity of our brief trips in to the post-Breaking Bad future with “Gene.” It looks like we’ll be spending a little more time in the aftermath of Walter White’s demise, according to the first Season 3 photos, along with a look at the McGill brothers’ war.
It’s been some time since Better Call Saul closed out Season 2 with what seemed to be explicit reference to the biggest Breaking Bad-die, and Season 3 hasn’t started slippin’ teases of Jimmy’s return just yet. That said, creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould are all but confirming that Breaking Bad fans will have “several” familiar reasons to check out next season.