“A man whose fear is greater than his desire… cannot be a pivotal character.” Lessons from the Screenplay breaks down the basics of a TV pilot – the episode that is used to sell the show to networks – and how Vince Gilligan pulled it off for Breaking Bad.
Fans of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul might soon have something big to look forward to if this fake ad spot for Los Pollos Hermanos is any indication. It features a brief cameo by Giancarlo Esposito, breathing new life into his spectacularly deceased character Gus Fring.
“Two words: Nail. Salon.” Bob Odenkirk, Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould talk about some of Better Call Saul‘s nods to Breaking Bad. Many of them are obvious, such as characters and locations, but there are a few that only eagle-eyed fans would have noticed.