By Merrill Barr
Are you guys still recovering from the tremendous series finale that was the conclusion of Breaking Bad? Yeah, us too. Well, we only have to wait another… nine months – jeez, is it really that far away? – for the recently announced prequel series, Better Call Saul. As the title implies, the show will follow the life of lawyer Saul Goodmam before he meets his most famous client, Walter White. Now, this is all well and good, but there have been some questions raised by fans in the months since the show’s development announcement, mainly in that of its cast.
Who was going to show up from Breaking Bad? And would they just be cameos? Full roles? Well, today, we got the answer to perhaps the most important one on the list. In a report by Deadline Hollywood, Jonathan Banks has signed on as a series regular to reprise his role as everyone’s favorite P.I., Mike Ehrmantraut. According to Deadline, “Odenkirk and Banks are the only actors set for Better Call Saul so far. There has been a lot of speculation about which characters from Breaking Bad would make the transition to the prequel. In an interview, Gilligan had …read more