Much has been said about Vince Gilligan’s next project after the completion of an excellent Better call Saul. The producer and screenwriter have already announced their intention to temporarily leave the universe. breaking Bad, and today we finally know the first details of his next adventure. First of all, you must know that Apple TV+ Opens Portfolio for Gilligan’s New Drama Serieswhich will give another significant boost to the platform catalog.
term picks up the series, the name of which is still kept secretplayed by Rhea Seehornwhich you probably remember from the role of Kim Wexler in Better call Saul. Although he has already appeared in other productions, this was in the spin-off breaking Bad where his career took off exponentially. His performance was outstanding and he will now have the opportunity to work alongside Vince Gilligan for the second time.
“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? The time has come for her to get her own series, and I was lucky to work with her, ”said Vince Gilligan. in relation to Rhea Seehorn.
In addition, it is known that Apple TV+ has greenlit two seasons. This makes it clear that the video streaming platform has a lot of trust in the project. The aforementioned media mention that there were several services that were interested in getting the content, but in the end it was Apple who made the highest bid. The budget for each episode will be around $15 million, which is no small amount.
Vince Gilligan will serve as showrunner and executive producer on the new series. In second place, yes, he will be accompanied by Jeff Frost, Diane Mercer and Jenn Carroll. Interestingly, Gilligan will face Zach Van Amburgh, Jamie Ehrlicht and Chris Parnell again, with whom he did breaking Bad D Better call Saul while working at Sony Pictures. All three have already made it to the Apple TV+ ratings.
In terms of storytelling, the only thing known is that it will be a drama series set in the real world. will be close to reality distortion exploring “the human condition in an unexpected and surprising way”, mentions term.
Then it seems that Universe breaking Bad will rest for a long period of time; at least under supervision Vince Gilligan. Since the franchise is owned by Sony, it is possible that another creative will take over the reins of a future project that explores the history of another character. AMC executives have already mentioned that they would like to see another spin-off as soon as possible.