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Vince Gilligan’s Next Series Featuring Rhea Seehorn Lands At Apple TV+ With Two-Season Straight-to-Series Order



Vince Gilligan Next Series Featuring Rhea Seehorn Lands At Apple TV With Two Season Straight to Series Order

Vince Gilligan’s next series has landed at Apple with a two-season straight-to-series order. The greatest television project to hit the marketplace in quite a while has arrived with a major series commitment. Apple TV+ has seized the most recent show from Breaking Bad maker and Better Call Saul co-creator Vince Gilligan, which has Better Call Saul star Rhea Seehorn joined to play the lead. The untitled project, depicted as a mixed, grounded genre drama, has gotten a two-season straight-to-series order from the streamer.

Vince Gilligan’s Next Series

Hailing from Vince Gilligan’s longtime studio home Sony Pictures Television, the new series denotes Gilligan’s follow-up to the consecutive critical and ratings hits Breaking Bad and prequel Better Call Saul. It likewise denotes Gilligan’s second cooperation with Better Call Saul star Seehorn, who landed a 2022 Emmy nomination for her performance on the show.

Vince Gilligan will act as showrunner and executive producer through his High Bridge Productions. Former Sony Pictures TV president Jeff Ice, who supervised the project before recently stepping down from his executive post, will likewise executive produce, alongside Diane Mercer. Jenn Carroll is producing for High Bridge.

There was a great deal of expectation for Vince Gilligan’s pitch, with something like 8-9 networks and platforms lined up to hear it and read his script. There were various rounds of offering for the project, which looking for a series order and a budget in the vicinity of $13.5 million-$15 million an episode — on the high end for a premium drama with significant genre elements yet not in the jaw-dropping $20M-plus-an-episode range for shows like LOTR: The Rings of Power, House of the Dragon or the now-shelved Demimonde.

Apple TV+, which showed incredible enthusiasm for the project and sought after it forcefully, had been viewed as a strong contender from the beginning due to toppers Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht’s longstanding relationship with Vince Gilligan. As Sony Pictures Television presidents, Van Amburg and Erlicht initiated and sold both Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. At Apple TV+, Gilligan likewise will rejoin with former SPT Studios co-president Chris Parnell, presently a senior television programming executive at the streamer.

“After 15 years, I figured it was time to take a break from writing antiheroes… and who’s more heroic than the brilliant Rhea Seehorn? It’s long past time she had her own show, and I feel lucky to get to work on it with her,” said Vince Gilligan. “And what nice symmetry to be reunited with Zack Van Amburg, Jamie Erlicht and Chris Parnell! Jamie and Zack were the first two people to say yes to Breaking Bad all those years ago. They’ve built a great team at Apple, and my wonderful, longtime partners at Sony Pictures Television and I are excited to be in business with them.”

Per usual, Vince Gilligan wouldn’t reveal insights regarding the premise of his show.

The show is believed to be a takeoff from the world of drugs and crime he investigated in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, whose series finale aired a month ago.

Contrasted with A Twilight Zone, the new series is supposed to be set in our world while putting a change on it, twisting reality and focusing on individuals, and investigating the human condition in an unexpected, amazing way. Interesting however not a morality tale, the series likewise is supposed to carry the signature Vince Gilligan tone that infuses the drama with humor.

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One of the most celebrated television makers of his generation, Vince Gilligan made and executive produced AMC’s Breaking Bad, which won two Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series. He is co-creator/executive producer, close by Peter Gould, of the Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul, which likewise has been an awards juggernaut, amassing 46 Emmy nominations to date, seven of them this year, including for Outstanding Drama Series. Gilligan likewise acquired various Emmy nominations for his work on The X-Files. He is repped by CAA and Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka.

Notwithstanding Better Call Saul, Seehorn’s credits incorporate Veep, Things Heard and Seen, and the soon-to-be-released films Linoleum and Wyrm. Seehorn was likewise Emmy nominated for actress in a short form digital series for Cooper’s Bar, on which she directs and executive produced. She is repped by Untitled Entertainment and UTA.

Seehorn was featured in “Better Call Saul” all through its run as Kim Wexler and recently acquired an Emmy nomination for her work on the show. Her different credits incorporate “Veep,” “Franklin and Bash,” and “Whitney.”

She is repped by Untitled Entertainment, UTA, and Viewpoint. Vince Gilligan is repped by CAA and Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka.

Seehorn is the latest “Better Call Saul” star to set up another series. It was recently declared that Bob Odenkirk would lead the AMC series “Straight Man,” while Giancarlo Esposito will star in the drama “Parish” (previously “The Driver”) additionally for AMC.

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