With Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould's Better Call Saul ready to return for its penultimate season (starting with a two-night premiere event on Sunday, February 23, and Monday, February 24) and AMC's cable premiere of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie still on the air and on demand, the Breaking Bad universe is as popular now as it's ever been.
So to mark both occasions, the cable network released two behind-the-scenes looks into the sequel movie/series finale (we still think you could break El Camino up into two episodes and they would blend in perfectly with the original series). In the first clip, the cast discuss what it was like returning to characters they hadn't played in quite some time. Following that, Gilligan and others discuss what went into making the film a reality – and the layers of security they had in place to avoid spoilers:
In season five of the critically acclaimed drama, Better Call Saul, Jimmy McGill's decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change throughout Albuquerque's legal and illegal circles. Kim Wexler finds herself at a crossroads as her connection with Jimmy deepens. Wracked with guilt and regret, Mike Ehrmantraut hits rock bottom. Meanwhile, Nacho Varga tries to survive as Gus Fring's covert war on the cartel becomes a life-and-death chess match with the mercurial and relentless Lalo Salamanca
"Better Call Saul" season 5, episode 1 "Magic Man": Now doing business as "Saul Goodman," Jimmy unveils an unorthodox strategy for client development that tests Kim's tolerance of his new legal persona. Lalo searches for the mysterious "Michael," only to discover a problem within his own operation. Written by Peter Gould and directed by Bronwen Hughes.
"Better Call Saul" season 5, episode 2 "50% Off": Jimmy's promotional stunt has unintended consequences. Nacho takes extreme measures to earn Lalo's trust. "Saul" is a success at the courthouse, but still has yet to win Kim over. Simmering with rage and self-loathing, Mike loses his temper. Written by Alison Tatlock and directed by Norberto Barba.