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Jonathan Banks To Join AMC's 'Breaking Bad' Prequel, 'Better Call Saul'

Jonathan Banks To Join AMC's 'Breaking Bad' Prequel, 'Better Call Saul'

Jan 28 2014, 1:03am CST | by

(Spoiler Alert for all of Breaking Bad) Sometimes television tops life itself. Breaking Bad fans, who were heartbroken when Mike Ehrmantraut, played by Emmy nominee Jonathan Banks, was killed off...

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Jonathan Banks To Join AMC's 'Breaking Bad' Prequel, 'Better Call Saul'

Jan 28 2014, 1:03am CST | by

(Spoiler Alert for all of Breaking Bad) Sometimes television tops life itself. Breaking Bad fans, who were heartbroken when Mike Ehrmantraut, played by Emmy nominee Jonathan Banks, was killed off during season five, will get their fondest wish this fall. Deadline.com reports that Banks will join the cast–and Mike will come back to life–this November on AMC’s Breaking Bad prequel, Better Call Saul.

The hour-long series stars Bob Odenkirk as the title character, and Banks becomes the first Breaking Bad alum to join the cast of the AMC dramedy. Breaking Bad writer Peter Gould is the showrunner, with help from Breaking Bad auteur Vince Gilligan. The prequel format gives Gould and friends the flexibility to include characters, like Mike, who met an untimely end in Breaking Bad. Among those who are likely to pop up on the show are Bryan Cranston, who played Walter White, and Aaron Paul, who played Jesse Pinkman.
Banks earned a 2012 Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Ehrmantraut, who started out doing the dirty work for meth kingpin Gus Fring. Indeed, Banks’ character was only written at the last minute, when a scheduling conflict prevented Odenkirk from appearing in the season two episode in which he would clean up Jesse’s apartment after his girlfriend Jane’s drug overdose death. The writers created Mike to carry out this single errand, but Gilligan, a fan of Banks’ work on the 1980s drama Wiseguy, made him a member of the ensemble. Over the course of season three and four, Banks’ role grew, making him one of the show’s most complex and beloved characters. Banks currently guest stars on NBC’s Community./>

To tide you over until Better Call Saul airs this fall, here’s an interview with Banks.

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RM47mil KWSG contributions still unclaimed

Jun 9 2014 7:54am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: About RM47 million of contributions in the Teachers Provident Fund (KWSG) still remain unclaimed, the Dewan Rakyat ...
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7 weeks ago

Gold shop lost almost RM1mil

Jun 9 2014 3:50am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KANGAR: A gold shop owner lost almost RM1 million after after the safe on in his shop was broken in ...
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7 weeks ago

Motion to debate MAS losses in Dewan Rakyat rejected

Jun 9 2014 3:39am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: AN emergency motion to debate the losses incurred by Malaysia Airlines last year, amounting to RM1.2 billion was rejected ...
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MH370 Tragedy: Hisham: RM27.6 mil spent on 1st phase of SAR

Jun 9 2014 2:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia spent some RM27.6 million in its first phase of the search operations for missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370, said Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri ...
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7 weeks ago

9.1m litres of diesel seized in a month

Jun 8 2014 1:11am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives, and Consumerism ministry has seized some 9.1 million litres of diesel and property worth RM58 million since mounting ‘Operasi Diesel Sel ...
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Girl, 9, awarded RM2.78m compensation for medical negligence

Jun 6 2014 4:56am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A nine-year-old girl who suffered brain damage during her birth at a government hospital was awarded over RM2.78 million in com ...
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7 weeks ago

Malaysia's total trade in April up 12pc

Jun 5 2014 11:52pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's total trade in April 2014 rose by 12 per cent from a year ago to RM123.86 billion due to growing trading activities, International Trade and Industry Minis ...
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7 weeks ago

Works Ministry to spend RM20m for upgrading works at 50 accident black spots

Jun 4 2014 11:35pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

JOHOR BARU: The Works Ministry will implement upgrading works at 50 accident prone locations in the country that have been identified this year involving an allocation of RM20 ...
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7 weeks ago

Najib launches loan scheme for Ramadan traders

Jun 4 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launches RM45 million Ramadan Bazaar Scheme 2 ...
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7 weeks ago

Residents bring up objection against Kidex to Suhakam

Jun 4 2014 4:49am CDT | Source: Business Times Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: A group of 20 Petaling Jaya residents held a meeting with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) over their objection against the proposed RM2.2 billion Kinrara D ...
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