"Breaking Bad" fans who have followed "Better Call Saul" over the years have all been waiting for some crossover between the series - and now the wait seems over.
For five seasons, we have had to follow Bob Odenkirk in the role of Jimmy McGill and slowly get to follow the transformation into Saul Goodman, the lawyer we all got to know in "Breaking Bad". Since the action has mostly taken place before the events of "Breaking Bad", fans of the series have long wondered if we will see Aaron Paul or Bryan Cranston appear in the roles of Jesse Pinkman and Walther White also in the prequel series.
And in connection with the last "Better Call Saul" season being released this spring (the second half will be released this summer), that wait actually seems to be over:
- It would be a damn shame if the series ended without Cranston and Paul showing up, right? You first heard this, Vince Gilligan (who created both "Better Call Saul" and "Breaking Bad") tells Variety.
However, it remains to be seen how "Better Call Saul" and "Breaking Bad" will actually be linked. Considering that we have, for example, followed Jimmy / Saul in a timeline that took place after "Breaking Bad" as well, so maybe this is rather where we should hope to see the series tied together (Paul is after all a bit older now)? It does not seem to be a completely ordinary crossover:
- These two worlds will be crossed in a way you have not seen before, I can guarantee that, comments "Better Call Saul" co-creator Peter Gould.
And even though we now know with relative certainty that Cranston and Paul will appear, it can both mean that we have a short little cameo to look forward to or that the characters appear in several episodes.
The first episode of the final "Better Call Saul" season (which comes in two rounds) will be released on Netflix on April 18. The second and very last part premieres on July 12.