This week, The Wall Street Journal checks out a new Better Call Saul clip, while Robert Forster tells Vulture about being recognized for Breaking Bad. Plus, RadioTimes compiles everything it can find about Better Call Saul. Read on for more:
• The Wall Street Journal and Zap2it spotlight the newest Better Call Saul clip, with the latter noting that “it definitely shows off the Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) we all know and love trying his hand in the courtroom.”
• Robert Forster, who plays the Disappearer in Breaking Bad, tells Vulture he gets recognized for Breaking Bad and how “that episode of Breaking Bad was probably seen by more people than have ever seen Jackie Brown, even this many years later. It gave me a huge lift. Suddenly people start pointing and saying, ‘Hey, how ya doin’?'”
• RadioTimes recaps “every nugget thrown our way for a comprehensive guide to what we know so far about Better Call Saul.”
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This week, Here Is The City is lobbying for lots of Mike in Better Call Saul, while Adweek takes note of Cinnabon’s tweet about Saul’s future after Breaking Bad. Plus, Law360 says lawyers can learn from Saul’s ways. Read on for more:
• London’s Here Is The City shares the five things it hopes to see in Better Call Saul, including “lots of Mike” and “a glimpse of Gus.”
• Adweek reports that Cinnabon tweeted a response to Saul’s lament that “If I’m lucky, in a month from now, best-case scenario, I’m managing a Cinnabon in Omaha.”
• Law360 points out what can be learned from fictional lawyers like Saul, whose “peskiness and persistence could be beneficial traits for lawyers in the real world,” if harnessed correctly.
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This week, E! Online gets a Better Call Saul tease from Bob Odenkirk, while The Connectivist is impressed by the publicity for the show. Plus, MStarz checks out Odenkirk’s best moments as Saul. Read on for more:
• Bob Odenkirk tells E! Online, “Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould have brought what everyone loved about Breaking Bad to Better Call Saul, all those cliffhanger moments, the tension, it’s all there and I think the fans are going to be super glad to have that back in their life.”
• The Connectivist marvels, “With a cheesy website, teasers, and a fake billboard, AMC and creator Vince Gilligan are doing a masterful job of building anticipation” for Better Call Saul.
• In anticipation of Better Call Saul, MStarz selects Bob Odenkirk’s top five moments on Breaking Bad as Saul Goodman.
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This week, Bob Odenkirk chats with USA Today about Better Call Saul, while a new teaser for the show is highlighted by several news outlets. Plus, The Independent recommends watching the show or risk being in the “cultural doghouse.” Read on for more:
• Bob Odenkirk talks with USA Today, saying it’s “very eventful to be in young Saul’s life. It’s more complex than you know.”
• The U.K.’s The Independent advises watching Better Call Saul because “missing out will mean banishment to the cultural doghouse for most of next year.”
• The Hollywood Reporter showcases a new Better Call Saul teaser that poses an important question, “Why did Jimmy McGill become Saul Goodman?” The Huffington Post, The Independent, MTV, Time, Vanity Fair and Zap2it also watch the clip.
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Prior to providing law advice to meth kingpins, Saul Goodman was Jimmy McGill, “a lawyer you can trust.” At least that’s what his matchbook says. AMC unveiled a new first-look photo from the set of Better Call Saul to celebrate the launch of the show’s Twitter account. Follow @BetterCallSaul for the perfect way to stay up-to-date with Better Call Saul videos, photos, games and a few other surprises. Better Call Saul premieres February 2015.
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Can’t wait to discover more about Jimmy McGill’s past and future? Well, today’s your lucky day: AMC has just released a new teaser for Better Call Saul.
This week, a Better Call Saul teaser gets widespread coverage, thrilling Breaking Bad fans, while Bob Odenkirk impresses his Fargo co-star, Allison Tolman. Plus, Uproxx checks out Odenkirk’s best Mr. Show moments. Read on for more:
• Vulture showcases Better Call Saul‘s promo and notes that the Breaking Bad spinoff will premiere in February. Says Rolling Stone, “The wait continues to be painful.” Meanwhile, USA Today thinks Bob Odenkirk’s Saul looks “more hirsute (and thinner?)” in the clip, and Good Morning America reports that, after the clip aired, “Breaking fans immediately freaked out in excitement, as to be expected, and the clip is trending on Facebook.” TVLine and The Washington Post also watched the teaser.
• Allison Tolman tells the Los Angeles Times that Bob Odenkirk, her Fargo co-star, is the go-to guy in a new town: “I don’t know how he does it so quickly, but the moment I met him, he knew where, like, two bookstores were that we should go to and every good breakfast spot in town.”
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• Bryan Cranston speaks to The Daily Beast about directing an episode of Better Call Saul, saying, “They’ve got the same crew, and it’s exciting to think that we can rekindle that flame; that it’s still alive.”
• Deadline examines how different shows end, noting, “It used to be that reruns were the only ways to relive our favorite show’s best moments, but spinoffs have taken off the past few years,” and cites Better Call Saul as an example.
• IFC reports that Bob Odenkirk has recorded a new comedy album and will be on tour in the fall, reminding fans that it’s “Not a bad consolation prize for those of you bummed out about Better Call Saul‘s premiere getting pushed to 2015.”
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This week, an ad campaign featuring a Saul billboard in Albuquerque gets a lot of play in Vulture and elsewhere, while USA Today talks to Bob Odenkirk about Better Call Saul. Plus, E! has a conversation with the show’s casting directors. Read on for more:
• Vulture reports on Better Call Saul‘s ad campaign, which includes an Albuquerque billboard and working phone number for Jimmy McGill (Saul’s former name). E! Online applauds, “A+ on marketing, AMC.” CBS News points out that the Better Call Saul billboard “lets you actually call Saul.”
• USA Today, previewing Better Call Saul, speaks with Bob Odenkirk, who says, “You’ll see a lot of things that made him who he is, and you’ll re-look at his situation in Breaking Bad and see that he’s not such a bad guy.”
• Better Call Saul‘s casting directors tell E! Online about the secrecy on set: “The actors are coming in with dummy sides, they aren’t even able to look at a script. So they have to walk into the casting room and trust us on how we’re guiding that. Secrecy.”
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