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Breaking Bad Spinoff Confirmed, Prequel to Focus on "Evolution" of Saul Goodman

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AMC has made the call: The rumored Breaking Bad spinoff is a go.

The network just released a statement that confirmed a licensing deal has been reached between Sony Pictures Television and creator Vince Gilligan on a series tentatively titled Better Call Saul.

The one-hour drama will focus on Bob Odenkirk's lovable/shady attorney, Saul Goodman, and serve as a prequel, focusing on "the evolution of the popular character before he ever became Walter White’s lawyer," according to AMC.

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This set-up means that Saul's fate is wide open as Breaking Bad Season 5 heads to its explosive, death-filled conclusion.

Only three episodes remain of what many consider to be the best show in television history.

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Genesis; the origin or mode of formation of something. Corruption is a progressive enterprise; it doesn't just one day permeate everything... it begins slowly.. pervasively... Saul's story may be quite interesting, before the intrigue, the murder, the corruption...

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In an effort to cash in on BB success, we're expected to watch the evolution of this slimebag? No thank you-I won't watch this spin off-no way can it compete with BB, & Saul isn't much of a character anyhow-please, end HIM too, writers & producers!

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