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The producers of Better Call Saul are answering some questions about the hotly anticipated Breaking Bad spin-off prequel, and AMC is releasing some new photos. Writer-producers Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould took questions from reporters at the Television Critics Association’s press tour in Beverly Hills on Friday.  Here’s what we learned:

1. The series regulars and their confirmed character names joining star Bob Odenkirk: Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad) as “fixer”… Continue reading ‘Better Call Saul’: New photos, details revealed

avery%20in%20license%20to%20drive Remembering James Avery, Pete Seeger, Saul Zaentz and Other Reel Important People We Lost This Month

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies who have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way.

Luis Avalos (1954-2014) - Character actor best known for TV’s The Electric Company. He also appears in the movies Stir

One of the big questions surrounding Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul has been: Will any characters from the original show be seen conspiring with shady criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk)? The answer: You can Banks on it.

Jonathan Banks — a.k.a. lethal, world-weary fixer Mike Ehrmantraut on AMC’s acclaimed drug drama — has signed on as a series regular, the network confirmed today. (Deadline first reported… Continue reading ‘Better Call Saul’: Jonathan Banks joins ‘Breaking Bad’ spin-off

Saul Goodman might bill a fair amount of time in the courtroom in the Breaking Bad prequel spin-off, hinted Breaking Bad writer and co-executive producer Peter Gould.

Which seems hugely obvious in retrospect, since the ethically challenged bus-stop legal eagle (Bob Odenkirk) is the star of the show. But it’s also a striking idea: We typically saw Saul in his strip-mall office during Breaking Bad. We didn’t really… Continue reading ‘Breaking Bad’: Saul Goodman spin-off might spend a lot of time in court