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Bob Odenkirk Sets ‘Better Call Saul’ Follow-Up at AMC

Bob Odenkirk will stay put at AMC following the end of Better Call Saul. The Emmy winner will star in and executive produce an adaptation of Richard Russo’s novel Straight Man. AMC Networks has fast-tracked the project — which comes from writers Aaron Zelman (Resurrection, Damages) and Paul Lieberstein (The Office), Sony’s TriStar TV and […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Final Season Trailer Showcases Turns to the Dark Side

“Whatever happens next, it’s not gonna go down the way you think it is.” Those words from Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) close out the trailer for Better Call Saul’s final season — and likely give a hint about what’s to come in the Breaking Bad prequel. The foreboding two-minute trailer gives a glimpse at the […]

Bob Odenkirk Says CPR, Being in Shape for ‘Nobody’ Saved His Life During Heart Attack

Bob Odenkirk credits CPR, a defibrillator and being in great shape for a film as factors that saved his life when the actor suffered a heart attack last July. The Better Call Saul star dropped by The Howard Stern Show on Monday and talked about just how close to death he came in New Mexico […]

Bob Odenkirk Details Heart Attack on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set, Says He “Started Turning Bluish-Gray” and Had No Pulse at One Point

Bob Odenkirk has opened up about his heart attack while on the set of his AMC series Better Call Saul back in July 2021, an experience that Odenkirk has no memory of but resulted in the actor having stents put into his heart. In an interview with The New York Times, Odenkirk recounts the ordeal, […]

‘Mayor of Kingstown,’ ‘The Game,’ ‘SEAL Team’ Renewed at Paramount+

Paramount+ executives came armed with news for their first, albeit virtual, presentation to the Television Critics Association on Tuesday. Nicole Clemens and Tanya Giles, meeting the press corps for the first time since respectively taking over as head of scripted originals and programming chief at the streamer, announced renewals for three of the expanded service’s […]

Bob Odenkirk Returns to ‘Better Call Saul’ Set After Heart Attack

Bob Odenkirk is back at work on Better Call Saul. The Emmy-winning actor tweeted a picture of himself getting his makeup done Wednesday morning, writing, “Back to work on Better Call Saul! So happy to be here and living this specific life surrounded by such good people.” Odenkirk is resuming his work on the AMC […]

Bob Odenkirk Gives Brief Recovery Update Post-Heart Attack: “I Am Doing Great”

Bob Odenkirk on Friday night posted a brief update on his medical status after suffering a heart attack last month while in production on the final season of Better Call Saul. His message on social media also made a quick reference to the film It’s a Wonderful Life. “I am doing great,” wrote the 58-year-old […]

Bob Odenkirk Suffered “Small Heart Attack,” Says He’s Going to be OK

Bob Odenkirk suffered a “small heart attack,” but will recover, the actor announced Friday. “Hi. It’s Bob. Thank you. To my family and friends who have surrounded me this week. And for the outpouring of love from everyone who expressed concern and care for me. It’s overwhelming. But I feel the love and it means […]

Bob Odenkirk Stable After Suffering “Heart-Related Incident” on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set

Bob Odenkirk is in stable condition at a New Mexico hospital Wednesday, a day after suffering a heart attack while in production on the sixth and final season of AMC’s Better Call Saul. “We can confirm Bob is in stable condition after experiencing a heart-related incident,” reps for the actor said in a statement Wednesday […]

Bryan Cranston Reacts to Bob Odenkirk Collapse: “Send Prayers His Way”

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston issued a heartfelt statement Wednesday morning after his former co-star Bob Odenkirk collapsed on the set of prequel series Better Call Saul on Tuesday. “Today I woke up to news that has made me anxious all morning,” Cranston said on Instagram. “My friend, Bob Odenkirk collapsed last night on the […]

Bob Odenkirk Collapses on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set, Rushed to Hospital

Bob Odenkirk collapsed on the set of AMC’s Better Call Saul and was rushed to the hospital Tuesday, sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter. Odenkirk was in Albuquerque, New Mexico, filming the sixth and final season of the Breaking Bad spinoff series when it happened. Crewmembers immediately surrounded the 58-year-old and called an ambulance. Odenkirk is […]

Bob Odenkirk to Pen Memoir, ‘Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama: A Memoir’

Set to release in 2022, the book will include comical stories from the actor while detailing the highs and lows of his career and reflecting on roles in AMC’s 'Breaking Bad' and 'Better Call Saul.'