(USATODAY) — AMC has signed up for a Breaking Bad spinoff.
Better Call Saul, in discussions for months, will be a one-hour “prequel” to the acclaimed drama that will “focus on the evolution of the popular Saul Goodman character before he ever became Walter White’s lawyer,” the network said in a joint statement with Sony Pictures Television. The show’s title is the cheesy attorney’s ad slogan.
White, of course, is the teacher-turned-meth-dealer played by Emmy-winning Bryan Cranston. Goodman, played by Bob Odenkirk, has been a regular character since the second season, and was created by Bad writer Peter Gould, who will produce the new show.