Better Call Saul is an American television crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It is a spin-off prequel of Gilligan’s prior series Breaking Bad. Set in the early 2000s, Better Call Saul follows the story of con-man turned small-time lawyer, Jimmy McGill portrayed by Bob Odenkirk, beginning six years before the events of Breaking Bad, showing his transformation into the persona of criminal-for-hire Saul Goodman.
Jimmy becomes the lawyer for former beat cop Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), whose relevant skill set allows him to enter the criminal underworld of drug trafficking in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The show premiered on AMC on February 8, 2015. The 10-episode fourth season aired between August and October 2018. The show has been renewed for a fifth season, which is scheduled to premiere on February 23, 2020, which excites the fans of the iconic series.
Which the air of Mystery built around the new season many spoilers have already cropped up to give some hints about what to expect from it. After being delayed by AMC, the announcement of release date truly made the fans jump as they have confirmed that the “Breaking Bad” prequel is coming after all after rumors of cancellation. According to the sources, It was explained by Sarah Bennet who is the president of entertainment at AMC, said that they had to move the drama’s premiere due to some aspects of the show related to the artists and the whole production.
She relayed to Vulture that they needed more time to fix some issues thus it must be delayed although the filming has already been completed in September. Also, It seemed that the production officials already knew beforehand that the delay is inevitable.
They also clarified that they did not think about discontinuing the show and in fact, it has been planned. When asked about this issue, Bennet said “We said on our most recent earnings call that the series would come back for season five next year,” in 2018. For now, it can be confirmed that “Better Call Saul” season 5 will show how Jimmy McGill will transform to become his “Breaking Bad” character of Saul Goodman.
The premiere episode showed Jimmy being brought to the den of convicts and it can be assumed that this is the beginning of his association with them until he turns into a full-blown evil person.
Based on the photos and video teaser, fans can say that Bod Odenkirk, Nacho (Michael Mando), Huell (Lavell Maurice Crawford), Mike (Jonathan Banks), Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) and Kim (Rhea Seehorn) are returning to reprise their roles in “Better Call Saul” season 5. It is not known yet if there will be new cast additions.