Michael McKean Cast on Better Call Saul

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Michael McKean is the first new name to be added to Better Call Saul.

The veteran actor will join Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks on the upcoming AMC series, which will serve as a prequel to Breaking Bad and focus on the early days of lawyer Saul Goodman's career.

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According to Deadline, McKean will portray Dr. Thurber, an intelligent lawyer who’s limited by an unusual affliction.

Typically known as a comedic actor and improv expert, McKean will always be best remembered for his role in This Is Spinal Tap.

Better Call Saul will premiere in November and is one of many spinoffs on tap. Others include:

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