Better Call Saul creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould want to clear up some of the online confusion over their Breaking Bad prequel. The writer-producers and the Better Call Saul cast took the stage at the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour in Pasadena on Saturday to take questions from reporters, many of whom have seen the first two episodes of the eagerly anticipated series which debuts Feb. 8 (the first-blush verdict in the room seems to be: The spin-off is much better than skeptics expected).
Gilligan and Gould said the question they’re most often asked is whether certain Breaking Bad characters will show up in the new series. It turns out stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will not appear in the first season, but all Breaking Bad characters could and likely will show up on Saul at some point.
“In the spirit of full disclosure, Walt and Jesse will not appear in season 1,” Gould said. “Having said that, everything else is on the table.” Gould noted there’s a large board in the Saul writers’ room listing all the characters from Breaking Bad as potential script fodder. READ FULL STORY