The first season of Better Call Saul, the hit prequel to the award-winning Breaking Bad series, arrives November 10 in a Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™, along with a standalone Blu-ray™ and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Still boasting a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating, Better Call Saul enjoyed one of the biggest series premieres in U.S. cable history (6.9 million viewers) and garnered seven Emmy® nominations including Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Bob Odenkirk), Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Jonathan Banks) and Writing for a Drama Series (Gordon Smith). Better Call Saul also received two nods for Single-Camera Picture Editing and one for Sound Mixing.
BETTER CALL SAUL: SEASON ONE, set six years before Albuquerque’s most notorious “criminal” attorney Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) becomes Walter White’s lawyer, stars Bob Odenkirk (TV’s Breaking Bad), Jonathan Banks (TV’s Breaking Bad), and Michael McKean (This is Spinal Tap). The AMC drama series, produced by Sony Pictures Television, comes from creators Vince Gilligan & Peter Gould, and executive producers Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein (TV’s Breaking Bad). Rounding out the ensemble cast are Rhea Seehorn (TV’s Franklin & Bash), Patrick Fabian (The Last Exorcism) and Michael Mando (TV’s Orphan Black).
BETTER CALL SAUL: SEASON ONE contains all ten episodes in three-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD sets. Avid fans can also enjoy the Limited Collector’s Edition, which includes a collectible postcard vinyl featuring the original song “Better Call Saul” performed by Junior Brown, with lyrics by show creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould and music by Dave Porter and Mocean Worker.
The Blu-ray™ and DVD include cast & crew commentaries on every episode, a gag reel, music video, an inside look at the exhilarating first day of production and Creating the First Season where Co-Creators Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould as well as the cast and crew discuss the pressures of doing a prequel to Breaking Bad. Exclusive to the Blu-ray™ is In Conversation: Bob Odenkirk & Michael McKean, a candid discussion between the two comedy legends about their careers, acting influences, and the challenges of grounding the McGill brothers’ complicated relationship. The Blu-ray™ also features Good Cop, Bad Cop: Becoming Mike which chronicles the production of the much talked about episode “Five-O” and Jonathan Banks’ portrayal of Mike, a cast & crew table read for the episode “Uno”, a hilarious in character commentary with Craig & Betsy Kettleman, Bob Odenkirk outtake footage with introductions by Peter Gould and Director Michelle MacLaren; deleted scenes with commentary by Gilligan, Gould and Thomas Schnauz and In the Studio, a look at the creation of the Junior Brown song, “Better Call Saul.”
Coming November 6 is the companion album, BETTER CALL SAUL: SEASON ONE (ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK), featuring songs and original music from the series.
Before Saul Goodman met Walter White, he was struggling attorney Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk). In this prequel to the Emmy®-winning series Breaking Bad, Jimmy teams up with “fixer” Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) and begins his transformation from optimistic underdog into Albuquerque’s most notorious legal legend.
Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ includes:
- Postcard Vinyl of “Better Call Saul” performed by Junior Brown
- All the special features included on the Blu-ray™ noted below
Blu-ray™ and DVD Special Features include:
- Uncensored Episodes
- Cast & Crew Commentaries on Every Episode
- Creating the First Season
- Gag Reel
- Better Call Saul: Day One
- Better Call Saul Music Video
Blu-ray™ Exclusive Special Features include:
- Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould and Thomas Schnauz
- In Conversation: Bob Odenkirk & Michael McKean
- Good Cop, Bad Cop: Becoming Mike
- Kettle Kommentary with Craig & Betsy Kettleman
- Jimmy in the Courtroom with Introduction by “Mijo” Director Michelle MacLaren
- Jimmy Kaleidoscope with Introduction by Co-Creator and Executive Producer Peter Gould
- Cast & Crew Table Read on “Uno”
- In the Studio with Junior Brown