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Bob Odenkirk in new trailer for Better Call Saul

Bob Odenkirk in new trailer for Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul

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Better Call Saul, Netflix, February

Better Call Saul, Netflix, February

Breaking Bad spin-off, Better Call Saul

Breaking Bad spin-off, Better Call Saul

Mike makes his first appearance in Better Call Saul teaser trailer

Mike makes his first appearance in Better Call Saul teaser trailer

Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul

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Bob Odenkirk in new trailer for Better Call Saul

The first extended trailer for Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul has been released ahead of its arrival on Netflix next month (date TBC).

Bob Odenkirk plays the leading role in the series which is set six years before Breaking Bad, although he's introduced as James McGill, the character's name before he transforms into Saul Goodman.

Michael McKean appears in the preview as Saul's brother Chuck and Jonathan Banks, who plays Saul's private investigator in Breaking Bad, shows up as a parking attendant who clashes with Saul.

It seems James McGill is small lawyer fry when we first meet him, struggling to make his mark, and having his own run ins with the law.

Writer and producer Peter Gould has revealed that Breaking Bad characters Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, played by Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will not appear in the first season.

Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour he said, "Walt and Jesse will not appear in season one. We really want this to stand on it's own."

He added, "not saying it's never going to happen" although Jonathan Banks then quipped, "I'm saying it's never gonna happen."

The first episode of Better Call Saul will broadcast on AMC on February 8 and the second the following night.  It will debut shortly thereafter on Netflix, date to be confirmed.

Reports had suggested the series will be more drama than comedy based (much like  Breaking Bad itself) although we see evidence of both in the trailer.  Have a look:

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