News

‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff confirmed

‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff confirmed

AMC and Sony Pictures Television on Wednesday, Sept. 11, confirmed that Odenkirk, who plays Saul Goodman, will star in a one-hour prequel tentatively titled "Better Call Saul." Photo: Associated Press/AMC, Ursula Coyote

The days may be numbered for AMC’s hit “Breaking Bad,” but that doesn’t mean you’re going to have to say goodbye to all of your favorite characters.

Huffington Post reports that AMC and Sony have confirmed a “Breaking Bad” spinoff starring Bob Odenkirk.

The one-hour drama, “Better Call Saul,” will follow the story of Saul Goodman before he becomes Walter White’s (Bryan Cranston) lawyer.

An official order for the series has yet to be made, but deals with Odenkirk, producer Peter Gould and creator Vince Gilligan are in the works, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“Breaking Bad” will finish its fifth and final season on Sept. 29.

Latest Stories

in National, World

1 American released from North Korea

Fresh
fowle

The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

in Entertainment

Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

Fresh
breaking

A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

in Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Greene Woman Dies Following Two-Vehicle Collision

Fresh
StateCopCar122907

A Greene County woman has died following a two-vehicle collision.

in Viral Videos

Brad Pitt in ‘Furby’

17-overlay1

What if the WWII tank movie was remade with the furry toys?

in National

Ebola is low on our list of concerns

ebolaprotest

A new poll shows Ebola ranks well behind the economy, jobs, and other issues among America's top problems.