The creator of ‘Breaking Bad’ prepares a new series starring a star of ‘Better Call Saul’

Vince Gilligan, the producer and screenwriter responsible for having created two of the most acclaimed series of recent years, breaking bad and its spin-off/prequel Better Call Saul, They have a new project on the horizon. A new fiction that will bring him together, precisely, with one of the stars of the recently completed Better Call Saul.

His next television adventure will consist of a TV series of unknown title. According to Variety, the production is described as a deep genre drama that will explore the human condition. In addition, despite being still in the earliest stages of development, Gilligan would already have a leading actress whom he knows very well: Rhea Seehorn.

The interpreter has already worked with him precisely on his latest project, Better Call Saul. In it, Seehorn gave life to the lawyer Kim Wexler, a role that catapulted her to fame, winning one Saturn Award and two Satellite Awardsin addition to a recent Emmy nomination in 2022.

Speaking to the same source, Gilligan noted the following: “After 15 years, I thought it was time to stop writing antiheroes… And who is more heroic than the brilliant Rhea Seehorn? It’s about time she got her own series. I feel lucky to be able to work with her on this.” The meeting of the successful binomial has been made possible thanks to AppleTV +.

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And it is that the streaming platform has managed to acquire the distribution rights of the series after a long bid. Gilligan would have met in the past month with up to 8 or 9 companies to present the script to them, finally being AppleTV+ who has offered him the best conditions. The production would have a budget of between 13 and 15 million dollars per episode.

In addition to Seehorn, the award-winning writer will be reunited on AppleTV + with other old acquaintances. Zack Van Amburg, Jamie Erlicht, and Chris Parnell now they work for the platform, but years ago they collaborated with Sony Pictures Television, and it was they who gave the green light to Breaking Bad. “How nice it is to meet them!”, Gilligan also comments. At the moment, the series does not have a premiere date.

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