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A ‘RoboCop’ Prequel With No RoboCop? MGM is Developing a Show About Ronny Cox’s Dick Jones

What does a RoboCop prequel look like without RoboCop in it? A similar question was posed when AMC’s Better Call Saul was first announced, and similar to how that show tracks Jimmy McGill’s transformation into scummy lawyer Saul Goodman, MGM’s new RoboCop prequel show aims to track the evolution of a younger Richard Jones into […]

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From Gus Fring to Moff Gideon, Giancarlo Esposito Loves Playing Intimidating Characters

Power seems to complement Giancarlo Esposito, and he has flaunted it remarkably well in his best known and most recognized television roles. This year, he picked up his third Emmy nomination for his chilling performance as the unnervingly taciturn drug lord and fried chicken purveyor Gus Fring, this time on AMC’s “Breaking Bad” prequel series […]

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Bryan Cranston Says He’s Open To Returning As Walter White For Better Call Saul: “I’d Do It in a Second”

The moment it was announced that AMC would make a prequel show to “Breaking Bad,” people started speculating how long we’d have to wait before we saw familiar faces again. Among them, Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston are easily the two actors who get asked the most about whether they’d reprise their roles in “Better […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Solicits Emmy Voters with Voicemail Offering Free Voting Service

It’s been over two months since audiences said goodbye to their favorite attorney, Saul Goodman, when AMC’s “Better Call Saul” closed out its fifth season. But with Emmy voting starting up, Saul (by way of actor Bob Odenkirk) isn’t wasting any time on using his patented brand of persuasion to nab some statuettes.In an ingenious […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Sizzling Season Finale Is a Deep Breath Before an Uncertain Future

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 10, “Something Unforgivable.”]At least for now, at the close of the Season 5 finale of “Better Call Saul,” everyone involved is still a little bit invincible.More from IndieWire’My Brilliant Friend’ Review: Brutality Comes to Naples in Episode 6, Joined by Pier Paolo […]

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Bob Odenkirk Launches Production Company, Inks First Look Deal with Sony

The world’s second best lawyer is making moves. “Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk has launched Cal-Gold Pictures, a new production company, and has signed a first-look deal with Sony Pictures Television.Cal-Gold’s mission is to develop compelling stories with dynamic characters and social relevance. Per the company, Cal-Gold’s slate of projects aims to be as […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: ‘Bagman’ Is About as Good as This Show Has Ever Been

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 8, “Bagman.”]Add this to the list of “Better Call Saul” moments as profound as they are small: Jimmy McGill, waiting on a delivery of two massive bagfuls of cash, whispering to himself, “Yo soy abogado.” It’s a bilingual spin on the psych-up […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: ‘Wexler v. Goodman’ Is a Skillful Parade of Gut-Wrenching Switches

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 6, “Wexler v. Goodman.”]Refusing to take no for an answer is just one of the many double-edged swords on “Better Call Saul.” You could argue that the show’s existence (and frequent excellence) is a continuous rebuttal to all those who argued that […]

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Brilliantly Simple ‘Dedicado a Max’ Helps Everyone Find Their Purpose

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 5, “Dedicado a Max.”]If you don’t know where you are, you’ll never realize if you’re in too deep. As “Better Call Saul” continues to creep forward, many of the people at its center are trying to extricate themselves from bad situations.More from […]

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Dean Norris Knew It Was the Right Time to Bring Hank Schrader Into ‘Better Call Saul’

[Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5 and “Breaking Bad.”]Dean Norris knew that Hank Schrader’s appearance on the latest episode of “Better Call Saul” would be a crowd-pleaser, but that doesn’t mean the return of everyone’s favorite New Mexico DEA agent was a needless cameo.Norris, who portrayed Hank in all […]

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