Better Call Saul Is Coming Back and is Better Than Ever
Breaking Bad was one of the most popular and well regarded shows in the last decade. Fans all over the world will be rejoicing with the news that the equally successful spin off show - Better Call Saul - is returning for a new season. The show, charting the rise and fall of Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman (played by Bob Odenkirk), has been one of AMC's biggest hits in the last few years. It picked up awards for both its first and second seasons. So what can fans of both Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul hope to expect from this new set of episodes? Will there be any more connections to the original series? Will we finally see Jimmy's transformation to the Saul that we know and love from Breaking Bad? Only time will tell!
The Return Of Classic Characters
Something that we definitely know about Better Call Saul season three is that it will bring back to the small screen one of the most iconic villains from Breaking Bad - the amazing Gus Fring who is played by Giancarlo Esposito. It is rumored that the introduction of Gus to the Better Call Saul universe is going to revolve around a story that sees Odenkirk's character finally cross the moral and ethical bridge from being the honorable, well-meaning Jimmy McGill into the fully corrupt Saul Goodman. Gus Fring's reappearance is definitely the most glaring reference to Breaking Bad, but fans are also advised to keep their eyes and ears peeled for several more Easter egg type inclusions throughout this season.
Fan excitement reached fever point when a picture of Saul at Gus's infamous Pollos Hermanos chicken restaurant surfaced online. This confirmed theories and rumors that even more characters and themes from Breaking Bad were going to be introduced into the spin-off show.
What's In Store For Season Three?
As season three of Better Call Saul begins, viewers get to see the repercussions and consequences of Chuck's scheming plan. It will test Kim (Rhea Seehorn) and Jimmy's still new law firm to the absolute limit, as well as their on again off again romance! This existential and imminent crisis starts to test Jimmy's wavering moral compass like never before. It will eventually be pushed to its very limit.
Meanwhile, let us not forget Jonathan Banks as everybody's favourite policeman turned henchman - Mike Ehrmantraut. He is integral to the success of Better Call Saul. Just as popular on this show as he was in Breaking Bad, season three sees Mike go in pursuit of a mysterious adversary who appears to know absolutely everything about his life and personal business.
We also understand that as the season progresses, new characters will be introduced to the Better Call Saul universe that will help to open up backstories of beloved characters and develop the plot in an incredibly exciting way.
Since the show began die hard fans have been praying for cameos from some of the more prominent Breaking Bad characters. As yet, there has been no official word on whether we will finally get to see the likes of Walter White or Jesse Pinkman once again. Those hoping to see Hank Schrader and his wife Marie might be in luck. Actress Betsy Brandt has confirmed that she was indeed holding talks with AMC to make an appearance.
One thing's for sure, we can't wait until this great show is back on our screens. Whether you like Jimmy or you're rooting for Saul to emerge, we're in for one hell of a ride!