Plus ‘Better Call Saul’ star Rare Seehorn The main character will be the star of the series. Exact plot details are kept secret.
Gilligan will create the series and serve as executive producer and showrunner. Jeff Frost and Diane Mercer will also serve as executive producers. Produced by Jen Carroll of Gilligan’s High Bridge Productions. Sony Pictures Television, which produced ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Better Call Saul’, is the studio behind the series. Gilligan now has a full deal with Sony.
The series reunites Gilligan with Zach Van Amberg and Jamie Ahlicht, former co-presidents of Sony Pictures Television and heads of Apple’s Worldwide Video division. Gilligan will also reunite with former Sony TV co-president Chris Parnell, who left the studio for a senior programming role at Apple in 2020.
“After 15 years, I thought it was time to take a break from writing antiheroes…and who could be more heroic than the brilliant Rhea Seehorn?” Gilligan said in a statement. “It’s been a long time since she had her own show and I feel lucky to have worked with her. Jamie and Zach were the first two people to say yes to ‘Breaking Bad’ many years ago. They have built a great team at her Apple and are great long-time partners at Sony Pictures Television and I am excited to do business with them. ”
Following the ending of “Better Call Saul,” there was a fair amount of speculation as to what Gilligan would do next. The series, which served as a prequel to Breaking Bad, centered around shady attorney Saul Goodman, recently aired its sixth and final season on AMC.
Seehorn starred in “Better Call Saul” during her run as Kim Wexler and was recently nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on the show. , “Franklin and Bash”, “Whitney” and others.
Responsible for Untitled Entertainment, UTA and Viewpoint. Gilligan is represented by CAA and Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka.
Seehorn is the latest ‘Better Call Saul’ star to set up a new series. previously announced, Bob Odenkirk led the AMC series “Straight Man”. in the meantime Giancarlo Esposito to star in drama ‘Parrish’ (formerly “The Driver”) is also for AMC.