Breaking Bad alum Jonathan Banks has joined Bob Odenkirk on the upcoming prequel series Better Call Saul, Deadline reports.
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AMC has announced premiere dates for Mad Men and Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul.
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Although the cable network's successes in 2013 are hard to ignore — Breaking Bad ended its landmark run to critical raves and an astounding 400-plus percent growth in total viewers, and The Walking Dead remained TV's top-rated drama with a Season 4 premiere that drew 16 million sets of eyeballs — the network faced its share of setbacks. A resurrected third season of The Killing earned better reviews, but it was canceled (again) after failing to deliver an audience (it's since been revived again by Netflix). Worse, freshman drama Low Winter Sun was utterly rejected by viewers despite being paired with Bad's successful final run.
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Better Call Saul, the planned Breaking Bad spin-off about Bob Odenkirk's greasy lawyer Saul Goodman, may act as both a prequel and a sequel to its predecessor.
Though the project was originally described as telling the story of Saul before he became involved with Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), Odenkirk tells IGN it may also incorporate elements of what happened to Saul after the Breaking Bad finale.