Better Call Saul had its long journey and series of transformations in the past season, Slippin’ Jimmy McGill is finally going to transform into the Saul Goodman who fans loved in Breaking Bad. CEO Peter Gould and showrunner offered his thanks to fans of the show in an official statement.
The forthcoming season 6 will the final season for Better Call Saul which is now gearing up for its release. Better Call Saul Season 6 officially started its filming in Albuquerque, New Mexico and viewers are eager to know the latest updates on the spin-off prequel of Breaking Bad. Some reports and conversations with actor Rhea Seehorn hinted viewers will see her character Kim Wexler’s negative side. However, in May 2021, a TikTok user posted a video that showed Bob Odenkirk preparing to portray Saul Goodman in the upcoming sequel. He appeared with a dark-colored pinstripe suit, standing next to a luxury car outside of a motel. The filming took place at the Crossroads Motel in Albuquerque. And as fans know in Season 5 they saw the very same motel, and it’s referred to as Crystal Palace.
This clearly indicates the progress in the show’s filming and how the series is all ready for its finale. Fans should expect Better Call Saul Season 6 release by late 2021 or early 2022. An exact date is still out of the question as the filming is still ongoing.
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Better Call Saul has established itself as one of the top crime dramas coming from another successful drama. The show proved to be an evident example of success, especially in today’s entertainment world, where the movie and TV universe thrive. The viewers even claimed the show to be better than its predecessor Breaking Bad. It didn’t connect much nor less and kept good storytelling of the past of James McGill, a.k.a Saul Goodman on the shoulders of the character alone. The show, as of now, has completed airing five seasons, with another final one coming. Thus, wrapping up the story of James McGill, a.k.a Saul Goodman. Right from down there to straight up in Better Call Saul Season 6.
Better Call Saul comes from the creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It serves as a prequel or spin-off for previous highly successful Vince Gilligan show “Breaking Bad.” Thus, creating a universal bubble of its own. The story follows the early life of Saul Goodman, a lowly-paid public defendant who dives deep into the criminal world. Standing up for low crooks to big names in the crime business. We all know where the story for Jimmy McGill will end. The question is for the other characters and where they end up and what McGill has to pay for keeping his name in the final moments of Better Call Saul Season 6.
Lalo is always–always–watching. pic.twitter.com/wUTOHpjWer
— Better Call Saul (@BetterCallSaul) June 10, 2021
So here we are, taking a look at everything we know about Better Call Saul Season 6 so far. Plus, what we can expect from the show as it’s on its way to wrap up a “started to the bottom now we here” story.
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Better Call Saul Season 6 Release Date
Better Call Saul Season 6, for now, may release by the end of 2021. But most probably, it may release in early 2022. It all depends on the work the show needs to finish to determine the proper release date. The show began filming back in February of 2020 and was going fine. But, it became one of the victims of the Covid-19 Pandemic in the entertainment world.
Luckily, as the situation started to lighten up with utmost safety measurements, Better Call Saul Season 6 returned to production. In March of 2021, Peter Gould took to Twitter to announce the show’s return to production in quite a delightful way.
Yes! And awaaaaaaaay we go! BCS S6 D1! #BetterCallSaul pic.twitter.com/PxDHAynFma
— Peter Gould (@petergould) March 10, 2021
If the pandemic wasn’t the case, Better Saul Season 6 would’ve followed the same schedule of its previous seasons by releasing in the summer of 2021. The fifth season of Better Call Saul arrived on AMC on February 23, 2020 AMC. The season wrapped up on April 20, 2020, with 10 episodes each comprising of 50 minutes.
All the previous seasons of Better Call Saul are available to stream on Netflix. Better Call Saul Season 6 will also arrive on Netflix once the season is finished airing on AMC. The season will release episodes on Netflix right on the next day of its airing for international fans.
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Recap For Better Call Saul Season 6
Previously on Better Call Saul, we witnessed the growing characters of Jimmy and Kim. Jimmy McGill and his new alternative name Saul Goodman became quite an intriguing face entering the criminal world of Albuquerque. While Jim continues his work, Kim has a development of her. There comes a time when she starts thinking much like Jim. But, still, she somehow manages to keep her pro bono work in check.
Soon a disagreement with the networked Salamanca family and drug dealer Gus Fring leads Jimmy into trouble. The final episode saw Jim and Kim taking a backseat as they hide away in a downtown hotel. Both hoping to stay away from Lalo Salamanca as far as possible. Mike even attempts to assassinate Lalo, but the plan fails as Lalo comes out without sustaining any injuries.
In the final moments of Better Call Saul, we see Jimmy and Kim having a conversation lying on the bed. They think about their future with a glimpse of uncertainty as Lalo Salamanca is on their tail.
Plot For Better Call Saul Season 6
As Better Call Saul Season 6 wraps up the story, we already know the end for Jimmy McGill. More probably, we would like to call him Saul Goodman now. The sixth season might see what will be Lalo Salamanca’s next steps to hunt Jimmy and Kim down. Will he succeed? Or does Jimmy have to pay a huge price for him and Kim to survive? Or will Mike intervene to save Jimmy one last time?
Of course, the ending sixths season of Better Call Saul will see Jimmy meet Walter White. Chances are quite likely. But what about Kim? We didn’t hear from her in Breaking Bad. Will the road for her end in Better Call Saul Season 6? or will she part ways with Jimmy forever? All in Better Call Saul Season 6.
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The Cast For Better Call Saul Season 6
Better Call Saul Season 6 will, of course, see a number of names returning to reprise their roles. Starting off with the most obvious lead is Bob Odenkirk as the shady lawyer Jimmy McGill a.k.a Saul Goodman now. Joining Odenkirk is Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler and Jonathan Banks as former corrupt cop Mike Ehrmantraut.
The other cast of Better Call Saul Season 6 might see Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring. He is one of the pivotal characters of Breaking Bad Universe. Tony Dalton could be seen as Lalo Salamanca as he was an important part of the fifth season. The show needs to wrap his story as well. The rest of the supporting cast may include Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin and Michael Mando as Nacho Varga.
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