• Vince Gilligan Doesn't Know How Better Call Saul Ends

    27 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Even though Better Call Saul is primarily set prior to the events of Breaking Bad , series co-creator Vince Gilligan does not know where the show ends. One thing that makes movie and TV prequels so difficult is the audience's knowledge of the overall narrative, which can diminish the dramatic stakes. Several attempts to go back in the past and fill in backstory result in projects that struggle to justify their existence , as they just fill in the most obvious blanks. It's rare for a prequel to be on the same creative level as the work that spawned it. However, Better Call Saul is an...
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  • Bob Odenkirk Wants Jesse Pinkman In Better Call Saul

    Bob Odenkirk Wants Jesse Pinkman In Better Call Saul

    27 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Bob Odenkirk thinks Aaron Paul should portray Jesse Pinkman on Better Call Saul. The spinoff show is no longer in the shadow of Breaking Bad , but fans still enjoy seeing connections between the two. Vince Gilligan and the creative team definitely have not been shy about including Breaking Bad references in Saul , but the one mandate is that they are natural to the story. By the time the story of Walter White picked up, Mike Ehrmantraut was already working with Gus Fring, so it makes sense to see the origins of their partnership on Saul. Viewers are understanding, and the critical...
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