Bob Odenkirk has returned to work at Higher Name Saul after struggling a small coronary heart assault on the set again in July. On Aug. 7, eleven days after the incident, Odenkirk had given his followers an replace by asserting he was “doing nice” and can be again quickly. Tweeting a brand new picture of himself within the make-up chair on the set on Wednesday, the actor revealed that he is now formally again to work on the sixth and last season of Higher Name Saul.
Within the tweet, Bob Odenkirk writes: “Again to work on Higher Name Saul! So blissful to be right here and dwelling this particular life surrounded by such good folks. BTW that is make-up professional Cheri Montesanto making me not ugly for capturing!”
This picture additionally offers us our first take a look at Odenkirk’s return as Jimmy “Saul Goodman” McGill in Higher Name Saul season 6, full with the character’s signature comb-over coiffure. It is thrilling to see our first glimpse at Jimmy within the new episodes, however it’s additionally bittersweet realizing it’ll be his final hurrah. The ultimate season will convey closure to the character, each by finishing his transition into the Saul Goodman we all know from Breaking Dangerous, and by letting us know what occurs with Cinnabon supervisor “Gene Takavic” within the current day timeline.
Odenkirk has been constantly nominated for the Excellent Lead Actor Emmy Award for his work on the present, and although he hasn’t but gotten a win for his performing, there is no query that he very a lot deserves it. Following such a success sequence like Breaking Dangerous meant Higher Name Saul was going to be an uphill battle to seek out success, however the spinoff prequel sequence has turn into an acclaimed hit of its personal. A part of that’s owed to the wonderful forged with Odenkirk within the lead.
Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould created Higher Name Saul. Together with Odenkirk as Saul Goodman, the sequence brings again many fan favorites from Breaking Dangerous, together with Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring, Lavell Crawford as Huell Babineaux, and Mark Margolis as Hector Salamanca. Additionally featured within the present in new roles are Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin, Tony Dalton as Lalo Salamanca, and Michael Mando as Nacho Varga.
The sequence can be recognized for bringing in different basic characters for particular visitor appearances. Within the final season, Dean Norris and Steven Michael Quezada appeared as Hank Schrader and his DEA associate Steven Gomez, respectively. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul have but to seem on the present, however it appears extra doubtless than not each will one way or the other be factored into the ultimate season in a method or one other.
Higher Name Saul would not have a set launch date presently, however it’s anticipated to reach within the first quarter of 2022. It is unclear to what extent Odenkirk’s absence has affected manufacturing, however the forged and crew had been working round it by filming the scenes that do not contain him. The information of his return to set involves us straight from Bob Odenkirk on Twitter.