Higher Name Saul‘s co-creator has revealed it’s unlikely the present’s upcoming sixth and closing season will begin manufacturing this 12 months.
It was hoped that the Breaking Bad spin-off would start filming in the direction of the top of 2020, however Peter Gould has admitted these plans now appear off the playing cards.
“We have been hoping to enter manufacturing by the top of the 12 months,” he mentioned throughout Deadline’s Contenders Tv: The Nominees occasion. “It doesn’t appear seemingly that it’s going to occur with the scenario that we’re in.”
Gould went on to notice that Sony TV was doing “every part humanly doable” for filming to renew safely, however added: “I believe we’re in all probability going to delay a bit of bit sadly.”
Through the chat Gould additionally weighed in on the as-yet-unknown destiny of Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn) who is without doubt one of the few major characters who doesn’t go on to look in Breaking Dangerous.
“Because the present has gone on, Kim has develop into the character we’re most involved about,” he mentioned, noting her and Jimmy McGill’s (Bob Odenkirk) tense encounter with villain Lalo Salamanca (Tony Dalton) in season 5.
“This season, it’s a matter of life and dying for certain, and because it involves a detailed, it’s a query of the place her head is at,” Gould mentioned. “Is she taking place a nasty selection highway? She retains shifting in a route of corner-cutting.”
“One thing that pursuits us is what’s authorized and what feels proper,” he added. “Being with Jimmy has proven her, both one thing that she knew earlier than or it’s made extra vivid to her; the potential for slicing corners, doing what you assume is correct, and inflicting what you’re feeling is justice, moderately than play by the foundations of the system. I’m a bit of bit anxious for her.”
In the meantime, Breaking Dangerous‘s Bryan Cranston has revealed he would be up for reprising his role of Walter White within the spin-off sequence’ closing season.
“I’d be in [Better Call Saul] if Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, who’re co-executive producers on it, wished me to be in it,” he mentioned. “I’d do it in a second. But it surely hasn’t occurred but, I can let you know, and we’ll see. I don’t know. There’s another season to go and we’ll see what occurs!”