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Better Call Saul: Season One - Preview

Better Call Saul: Season One

Preview by Jack Foley

THE first season of Better Call Saul, the hit prequel to the award-winning Breaking Bad series, arrives on November 9, 2015, on a Blu-ray™, along with a standalone Blu-ray™ and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and a Blu-ray™ Steel-book, exclusive to Amazon.co.uk

Still boasting a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating, Better Call Saul enjoyed one of the biggest series premieres in U.S. cable history (6.9 million viewers) and garnered seven Emmy® nominations including Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Bob Odenkirk), Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Jonathan Banks) and Writing for a Drama Series (Gordon Smith).

Better Call Saul also received two nods for Single-Camera Picture Editing and one for Sound Mixing.

Better Call Saul: Season One, set six years before Albuquerque’s most notorious “criminal” attorney Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) becomes Walter White’s lawyer, stars Bob Odenkirk (TV’s Breaking Bad), Jonathan Banks (TV’s Breaking Bad) and Michael McKean (This is Spinal Tap).

The AMC drama series, produced by Sony Pictures Television, comes from creators Vince Gilligan & Peter Gould, and executive producers Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein (TV’s Breaking Bad).

Rounding out the ensemble cast are Rhea Seehorn (TV’s Franklin & Bash), Patrick Fabian (The Last Exorcism) and Michael Mando (TV’s Orphan Black).

Better Call Saul: Season One contains all 10 episodes in three-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD sets. The Blu-ray™ and DVD include cast & crew commentaries on every episode, a gag reel, music video, an inside look at the exhilarating first day of production and Creating the First Season where Co-Creators Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould as well as the cast and crew discuss the pressures of doing a prequel to Breaking Bad.

Exclusive to the Blu-ray™ is In Conversation: Bob Odenkirk & Michael McKean, a candid discussion between the two comedy legends about their careers, acting influences, and the challenges of grounding the McGill brothers’ complicated relationship.

The Blu-ray™ also features Good Cop, Bad Cop: Becoming Mike, which chronicles the production of the much talked about episode Five-O and Jonathan Banks’ portrayal of Mike, a cast and crew table read for the episode Uno, a hilarious in character commentary with Craig & Betsy Kettleman, Bob Odenkirk outtake footage with introductions by Peter Gould and Director Michelle MacLaren; deleted scenes with commentary by Gilligan, Gould and Thomas Schnauz and In the Studio, a look at the creation of the Junior Brown song, Better Call Saul.

Synopsis:

Before Saul Goodman met Walter White, he was struggling attorney Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk).

In this prequel to the Emmy®-winning series Breaking Bad, Jimmy teams up with “fixer” Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) and begins his transformation from optimistic underdog into Albuquerque’s most notorious legal legend. Michael McKean stars as Jimmy’s brilliant, uncompromising brother, Chuck.