‘Better Call Saul’ Bosses Tease ‘Several’ Returns for ‘Breaking Bad’ Fans
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.
You’re warned of potential Better Call Saul Season 3 spoilers from here on out, but where Gilligan and Gould have gregariously acknowledged fans figuring out their “F-R-I-N-G-S-B-A-C-K” title puzzle ahead of schedule, the duo tell IGN several other returns should keep Breaking Bad fans happy. Bryan Cranston had also suggested as much recently, while Gilligan and Gould offer:
Gould: I’ll talk a little bit directly. We like to earn these things but, also, if we follow the logic of the show we get great rewards. So in the first episode of Better Call Saul, we saw Tuco. And then in Season 2, Tuco went to jail and we thought to ourselves “Well, what are the consequences of Tuco going to jail?” and then - glory - Mark Magolis walks in as Hector Salamanca. We were so happy about that. A lot of this is just following the logic, the web of relationships that we already established on Breaking Bad. All I can say, and I don’t want to talk about any particular characters, but all I can say is, as first fans of the show, we’re feeling very rewarded. And people who watched Breaking Bad will have even more reasons to watch Better Call Saul this season.
Gilligan: The people who love Breaking Bad will have *several* more reasons to love Better Call Saul this season.
It still remains unlikely that younger versions of Bryan Cranston’s Walter White or Aaron Paul’s Jesse PInkman would crop up (come on, Paul barely looked like his younger self in flashback), but who from Breaking Bad might pop up in 2017? Might we finally get that Marie cameo, or perhaps even Hank?
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