Breaking Bad successfully turned Mr. Chips into Scarface, but did you know that AMC wanted Matthew Broderick or John Cusack for the role of Walter White? Or that Jesse was supposed to die in Season 1? These are just some of the crystal blue persuasions from the thirteenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which cooks up a new batch for AMC’s Breaking Bad!
AMC’s Better Call Saul carries on quite a few traditions from its Breaking Bad predecessor, but did you know Saul’s prequel journey was originally envisioned as a half-hour comedy? Or that some of Walter White’s famous threads put in a cameo six years before their origin? These are just some of the criminal facts to uncover in the seventh episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which lawyers up to defend AMC’s Better Call Saul!
Vince Gilligan pulled off a rare feat with the series finale of Breaking Bad, further cementing the show’s status as one of the best television series of all-time with a conclusion that was not only satisfactory for the audience, but one that felt like a choice that satisfied Gilligan. It’s not often that a showrunner can bring everything together so beautifully in a way that leaves both them and the audience feeling fulfilled. But there was one lingering question following the finale: Whatever happened to Huell?
In addition to the growing slate of live-action takes on their classic animated tales, Disney is expanding their plans for new versions of old favorites with some interesting talent. Their latest acquisition is an outline from Breaking Bad creator and showrunner Vince Gilligan for a new take on the traditional Jack and the Beanstalk fairytale, which is certainly a surprising project coming from Gilligan.
Have you made up your mind on AMC's 'Breaking Bad' spinoff prequel 'Better Call Saul,' premiering February 8 after 'The Walking Dead' season 5's return? Allow creator and star Vince Gilligan and Bob Odenkirk to make the case for you, with a brand-new behind-the-scenes featurette and trailer for the series, even descriptions of the first 5 episodes!
‘Breaking Bad’ fans aren’t yet sure what to make of prequel spinoff ‘Better Call Saul,’ which finds Walter White’s sleazy lawyer struggling near of a decade earlier under the name of Jimmy McGill. Now, a brand-new full-length trailer should help entice fans for the new series, as well as all the ‘Breaking Bad’ details from the horse’s mouth at the TCA press tour.
Earlier this week we learned that 'Breaking Bad' prequel spinoff 'Better Call Saul' would preview its 2015 debut with a brand-new music video, but few knew the tone the new drama would strike. Now, country legend Junior Brown's new ballad with creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould previews the AMC prequel drama, giving Saul a legendary hymn all his own.
Sneak peeks of 'Breaking Bad''s upcoming 'Better Call Saul' prequel spinoff have been few and far between on the road to its February 2015 premiere, but this coming weekend will offer up our most bizarre look at Saul's past yet. In lieu of a proper trailer, get ready for a sneak peek of 'Better Call Saul' with a brand-new music vido to debut on AMC!
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!