The first non-Bob Odenkirk piece of Better Call Saul has fallen into place, as Deadline reports that Jonathan Banks has signed on to reprise his role as Mike Ehrmantraut in the Breaking Bad prequel. It’s welcome, though perhaps not totally surprising news, as Vince Gilligan has long said he’d like to see familiar Breaking Bad faces popping up in the story of Saul Goodman’s earlier years—and if you’re bringing back familiar faces, who’s gonna say no to this smile? So far, Odenkirk and Banks are the only two confirmed to return, meaning Lavell “Huell” Crawford is no doubt patiently waiting for the word. If only there were a popular humorous meme to capture that.
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