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"Better Call Saul"

5 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more clips of footage from AMC's "Breaking Bad" prequel series "Better Call Saul", debuting February 8, 2015, starring Bob Odenkirk reprising his role as Irish 'criminal' lawyer 'Jimmy McGill' aka 'Saul Goodman':

"...set six years before 'Saul Goodman' meets 'Walter White', 'Jimmy McGill' is a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny...

"...and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. 

"Working alongside, and, often, against Jimmy, is 'Mike Ehrmantraut' (Jonathan Banks). The series will track Jimmy’s transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts 'criminal' in 'Criminal lawyer'..."

"He seems to be a pretty happy-go-lucky guy, and that makes him everything that 'Walter White' is not, " said creator Vince Gilliagn about Saul Goodman, "...and that also makes for tricky drama. When I say drama, even in a comedy, you want drama, you want tension and conflict, and a character that at heart seems at peace with himself is intrinsically undramatic. »

- Michael Stevens

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Why Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere could be the next Doctor Who

19 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Following the news that another hopeful heir apparent to the Saturday night Doctor Who slot - fantasy series Atlantis - has bitten the dust, what should the BBC should try next?

The return of Saturday night family adventure

Not so very long ago, the idea of an early evening adventure show on BBC One - on Saturday night no less - that the whole family would happily sit down to enjoy was seen as impossible. That time had passed, the audience was now too fragmented, there's just no way you could get people from eight to 89 to all sit together and watch the same narrative show.

Then, the BBC took a risk. With big swingers like writer Russell T Davies and then-bbc drama commissioner Jane Tranter fighting its corner, that old, dead TV legend Doctor Who lurched back into life... and it worked. People of all ages tuned in, the viewing figures stacked up, »

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Pilots: CBS Adds David Shore/Bryan Cranston Drama, James Patterson Riff

23 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS on Friday night ordered another two drama pilots, each with interesting pedigrees.

Having already made a production commitment to the project, CBS officially greenlit a pilot for Sneaky Pete, which is being written and exec-produced by House creator David Shore and Breaking Bad Emmy winner Bryan Cranston.

The series follows a thirtysomething con man who upon leaving prison assumes the identity of a cellmate and then hides from debtors by toiling for his “new” family’s bail bond business. There, he uses his prowess to take down bad guys worse than himself, all while his pretty “cousin” grows suspicious of his motives. »

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CBS Orders Drama Pilots from Rene Balcer, David Shore

23 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS has picked up two more drama pilots, “For Justice” and “Sneaky Pete,” both of which have big star power behind the camera.

“For Justice,” from CBS TV Studios, has veteran showrunner Rene Balcer of “Law & Order” at the helm as writer and exec producer. Robert De Niro is also attached to exec produce, along with Jane RosenthalJames PattersonBill RobinsonLeopoldo Gout and co-exec producer Berry Welsh. The drama centers on a female FBI agent working in the Criminal Section of the Department of Civil Rights Division who finds herself caught between her radical real family and her professional family. The project is based on James Patterson’s novel “The Thomas Berryman Number.”

Sneaky Pete” comes from “House M.D.” creator David Shore, who will pen the project, along with co-writer Bryan Cranston of “Breaking Bad.” The series follows a thirty-something conman who takes the identity of his past cellmate upon leaving jail. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Why 'Better Call Saul' Is the Most Anticipated TV Spinoff Ever

30 January 2015 5:51 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The Breaking Bad prequel series, Better Call Saul, is being called the most anticipated TV spinoff ever and with good reason.

News: Bob Odenkirk Spills on the Better Call Saul's Shocking Breaking Bad Twist!

Esquire made the bold claim that the first few episodes are even better than Breaking Bad's, and according to show co-creator Vince Gilligan, they're saving the best for later.

"The first three are not even the best three," Vince said at the Better Call Saul premiere Thursday night. "They get better after that."

"Breaking Bad ended before people were done with it," star Bob Odenkirk (a.k.a. Saul Goodman) said at the Better Call Saul premiere Thursday night. "We hope the audience will come along. If they do they'll be rewarded. These guys are great storytellers."

Watch: First Teaser for Better Call Saul Has Arrived!

Esquire's Stephen Marche praised Bob's performance.

"I will say Bob Odenkirk is totally compelling all the »

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Review: AMC’s “Better Call Saul”

30 January 2015 1:55 PM, PST | IMDb Blog - All the Latest | See recent IMDb Blog - All the Latest news »

 

Central to “Breaking Bad’s” appeal was the idea that any person, even a mild-mannered teacher who had been kicked around all his life, can twist into a villain. Walter White, the man who became the Southwest’s meth king, started out as a decent husband and father. He was slow to anger, hardworking, undervalued and underpaid.

But let’s not forget that the person who watered the seed from which Walt’s vast meth enterprise sprung was a shady lawyer named Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk). Remember? Saul approached Walt in his classroom not long after one of Walt’s dealers was pinched, and advised the teacher not to quit manufacturing crank, but to go bigger.

“I’m no Vito Corleone,” Walt insisted.

“No sh-t — right now, you’re Fredo!” Saul replied. “But you know, with some sound advice, and the proper introductions, who knows?”

No kidding. Not even Saul »

- Melanie McFarland

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David Tennant talks Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones

30 January 2015 5:23 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A couple of days ago it was revealed that former Doctor Who star David Tennant has signed on to the cast of Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones, where he’ll portray Zebediah Killgrave, a.k.a. The Purple Man. Speaking to the Radio Times, Tennant has shared his excitement over joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe:

“I grew up on Marvel comics, so it’s very exciting to be part of their ever expanding entertainment empire. It’s great. I love the movies, I love the TV shows that they do, so I’m very pleased to be part of one. I grew up an absolute devotee to the worlds of Marvel, so the fact that they’ve expanded now into TV and film is something that I think I sort of fantasied about when I was younger. So now to be part of it, to be on the other side of it is a thrill. »

- Gary Collinson

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Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad Star, Is Headed to CBS

30 January 2015 4:10 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

From Breaking Bad to busting baddos? Anna Gunn - who won two Emmys for playing Walter White's wife Skyler on Breaking Bad - is headed to CBS to play a legal eagle in a possible Criminal Minds spinoff. Gunn is set to star opposite Gary Sinise (CSI: New York) in a backdoor pilot about an FBI team that handles cases involving Americans overseas.Gunn will play Ally Lambert, an expert on international law who speaks several languages. She's on the same team as Jack Garrett (Sinise), a 20-year veteran. The backdoor pilot will air as a spring episode of Criminal Minds and, »

- lynette rice, @lynetterice

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Saul Goodman’s Time to Shine at ‘Better Call Saul’ Premiere

29 January 2015 11:43 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

With little meth in sight, the cast and crew of “Better Call Saul” gathered Thursday night at L.A. Live for the AMC/Sony Pictures TV drama’s premiere, with “Breaking Bad” cast members including Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, R.J. Mitte and Betsy Brandt in attendance, along with Jonathan Banks, who also has a role in the new series.

No meth, of course, because this isn’t Walter White’s show — it’s Saul Goodman’s. Or, more appropriately, it’s Jimmy McGill’s, as the story begins in 2002, long before Jimmy McGill, attorney at law, becomes Saul Goodman, modern-day Tom Hagen.

Bob Odenkirk, who played Goodman in “Breaking Bad” and stars as McGill in “Better Call Saul,” said that to go back in time to Saul’s origins required completely revisiting the character.

“I did kind of clean slate it and I took these scripts that »

- Kevin Noonan

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Elementary Boss: After Kitty's Exit, Sherlock and Watson Must 'Evolve'

29 January 2015 11:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

On Thursday night’s Elementary, Kitty took her final (vengeful) bow, leaving Sherlock and Watson in “tricky, dangerous times,” executive producer Rob Doherty warns.

Although Kitty didn’t kill her tormentor Del Gruner (guest star Stuart Townsend) after capturing him, she did leave him badly scarred. Captain Gregson made it clear that he would have to track down the culprit of the crime, even if it was a name he knew, leaving Kitty no choice but to flee New York City.

“Do you know what I haven’t said to anyone in a really long time? I love you. Isn’t that the saddest thing? »

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‘Breaking Bad’s’ Anna Gunn Cast in ‘Criminal Minds’ Spin-off Pilot

29 January 2015 9:04 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

After winning two Emmys for her work on AMC’s “Breaking Bad” and a turn on Fox’s cancelled “Gracepoint,” Anna Gunn has landed the female lead in CBS’s “Criminal Minds” spinoff pilot, according to media reports.

Currently set to air as an episode in the parent series, Gunn joins Gary Sinise on an FBI team that’s been put together to help Americans who find themselves in trouble abroad.

Also Read: Gary Sinise Cast as Lead in ‘Criminal Minds’ Spinoff

Gunn portrays Ally Lambert, an expert in international law and multiple languages. Sinise stars as Jack Garrett, a »

- Jason Hughes

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Criminal Minds Spinoff Pilot Adds Breaking Bad Star Anna Gunn

29 January 2015 8:54 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Anna Gunn is plotting her post-post-Breaking Bad future — as a cast member of CBS’ planted Criminal Minds spinoff pilot.

The two-time Emmy winner will star opposite Gary Sinise (CSI: NY) and Tyler James Williams (The Walking Dead) as Ally Lambert, an international law expert and talented linguist. An indispensable part of the Bau team, she makes sure that bad guys worldwide don’t slip through the murky waters of international law.

The potential spinoff, penned by Criminal Minds showrunner Erica Messer and following a globe-trotting Bau team that tends to Americans in crisis abroad, will be filmed in February »

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Anna Gunn to Co-Star in ‘Criminal Minds’ Spinoff With Gary Sinise

29 January 2015 8:15 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS has added “Breaking Bad” star Anna Gunn to the “Criminal Minds” spinoff, Variety has learned.

Gunn will co-star opposite Gary Sinise as the female lead in the potential series, which will follow an FBI division that helps American citizens in trouble abroad.

The pilot episode, which will be penned by Erica Messer, is set to shoot this February and will air later this year during the current season of the flagship “Criminal Minds,” as a planted spinoff.

Gunn will play Ally Lambert, an international law expert and talented linguist who’s an indispensable part of the FBI team that handles cases involving U.S. citizens overseas.

Sinise’s casting was announced earlier this month. He’ll play Jack Garrett, a 20-year veteran of the bureau.

Messer, Mark Gordon and Nick Pepper will serve as exec producers. ABC Studios will produce, in association with CBS Television Studios and the Mark Gordon Company. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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'Breaking Bad's' Anna Gunn to Co-Star in 'Criminal Minds' Spinoff

29 January 2015 8:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Anna Gunn has found her follow-up to Fox's Gracepoint and Breaking Bad. The two-time Emmy winner has booked the female lead in CBS' Criminal Minds spinoff, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The spinoff is currently set as a pilot that will shoot in mid-February and air as a planted episode in the flagship series at a later date. It focuses on the division of the FBI that helps American citizens who find themselves in trouble abroad. Read more TV Pilots 2015: The Complete Guide Gary Sinise stars as Jack Garrett, a 20-year veteran of the bureau who

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- Lesley Goldberg

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"A.K.A.Jessica Jones"

29 January 2015 7:05 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Marvel and Netflix have confirmed that actress Rachael Taylor will play 'Patricia Walker' (a former model that suits up in Marvel Comics as the costumed vigilante 'Hellcat') in the new series "A.K.A. Jessica Jones", starring Krysten Ritter ("Breaking Bad"):

"...'Trish' is a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and child TV star known to her adoring fans as 'Patsy Walker'.

"As the closest friend of 'Jessica Jones', Trish helps her embark on the most dangerous case of Jessica's career..."

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- Michael Stevens

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‘Marvel’s Aka Jessica Jones’ Casts Rachael Taylor

29 January 2015 1:00 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jessica Jones has found a best friend. And “Marvel’s Aka Jessica Jones” has found its Hellcat.

The upcoming Netflix series “Marvel’s Aka Jessica Jones” has cast Rachael Taylor (“Crisis,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “666 Park Avenue”) as Trish Walker, the best friend of the titular Jessica Jones (who’ll be played by “Breaking Bad” alum Krysten Ritter).

Also Read: ‘Fantastic Four’ Trailer Teases a New Thing, Origin Story and Doomsday Scenario (Video)

Trish is described as a syndicated radio talk show host, former model and child TV star known to her adoring fans as “Patsy” Walker. As Jessica Jones’ closest friend, »

- Tim Kenneally

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David Tennant talks Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones

29 January 2015 12:22 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A couple of days ago it was revealed that former Doctor Who star David Tennant has signed on to the cast of Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones, where he’ll portray Zebediah Killgrave, a.k.a. The Purple Man. Speaking to the Radio Times, Tennant has shared his excitement over joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe:

“I grew up on Marvel comics, so it’s very exciting to be part of their ever expanding entertainment empire. It’s great. I love the movies, I love the TV shows that they do, so I’m very pleased to be part of one. I grew up an absolute devotee to the worlds of Marvel, so the fact that they’ve expanded now into TV and film is something that I think I sort of fantasied about when I was younger. So now to be part of it, to be on the other side of it is a thrill. »

- Gary Collinson

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New Behind The Scenes ‘Better Call Saul’ Trailer; Plus Episode Titles and Descriptions

29 January 2015 10:30 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Breaking Bad fans can almost count on their hands the number of days until the premiere of Better Call Saul. It happens February 8 and, to get fans ready, AMC has released a ton of new information. There’s a new Better Call Saul trailer that features behind the scenes footage, the titles and brief descriptions […]

The post New Behind The Scenes ‘Better Call Saul’ Trailer; Plus Episode Titles and Descriptions appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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2015: the year Netflix got serious

29 January 2015 3:03 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Between Marvel, sitcoms, and returning favourites, Netflix is producing more and more original content, here's what we can expect in 2015...

Not happy with being the undisputable king of subscription streaming TV and films, Netflix has spent the last few years finding its footing in creating original content. It's enjoyed some big hits with the likes of House Of Cards and Orange Is The New Black, but has also produced some less well-received properties such as Hemlock Grove and Arrested Development’s resurrection.

Marco Polo, the service's big budget drama following Mongolian leader Kublai Khan, was a sizeable risk for the network and one that didn't exactly lit the critical world alight (though a second season may well help with the teething problems).

Looking ahead, it seems that we’ll be seeing a new face of Netflix before the year is out. Netflix has more upcoming projects than ever before and »

- louisamellor

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Constantine Season 1 Episode 10 Review – ‘Quid Pro Quo′

29 January 2015 2:48 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Martin Carr reviews the tenth episode of Constantine

Quid Pro Quo: A reciprocal exchange from the Latin circa sixteenth century.

Underutilised and under the radar no longer people. Finally seasoned supporting player Charles Halford gets his chance to outshine Matt Ryan, in a move destined to see the fortunes of Constantine take on a more optimistic hue. You see by concentrating focus on Chas and his family, Halford is able to display a range which combines depth and pathos without becoming mawkish or clichéd. In a storyline lifted straight from Hellblazer we get moments of backstory in flashback which provide structure and reasoning behind his unquestioning loyalty. Ryan takes a backseat for the first time this series, proving that Chas is more than mere muscle and a set of wheels.

Interestingly his wife Renee has been toned down for television. Rather less the deep rooted man hater of comic book fame, »

- Gary Collinson

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