AMC Renews Breaking Bad Prequel, Moves Premiere Date — See First Photo

Saul Goodman is about to be a very busy man.

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AMC on Thursday announced that a 13-episode second season of Better Call Saul — the upcoming prequel to Breaking Bad, starring Bob Odenkirk — has already been ordered, bringing the series’ initial episode total to 23 before it even airs.

The spin-off’s premiere has also been moved to early 2015, with Season 2 slated to debut in early 2016.

Breaking Bad creator/showrunner Vince Gilligan is directing the pilot, and will co-showrun the series alongside Peter Gould, who created the character of Saul.

AMC also released the first on-set photo, featuring Gilligan, Gould and Odenkirk, which you can peruse below:

Better Call Saul

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