By Variety, Odenkirk collapsed today while filming the sixth season of the popular Breaking Bad spin off. Odenkirk was filming in New Mexico and an ambulance was called immediately after he fell. The actor, 58, is said to still be treated.
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The previous series stars Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill / Saul Goodman, Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, Michael McKean as Chuck McGill Jr., Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin, Jonathan Banks as role of Mike Ehrmantraut, Michael Mando as Nacho Vargo and Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring.
In Season 5, Jimmy McGill’s decision to practice law as “Saul Goodman” creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit. Last season was also marked by the return of Breaking Bad fan favorites Dean Norris and Steven Michael Quezada, who reprise their roles as Hank Schrader and Steven Gomez.
The critically acclaimed drama is created by Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan, who are executive producers with Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz and Gennifer Hutchison. The series recently won a 2018 Peabody Award and, over three seasons, garnered 23 Emmy nominations, three Golden Globe Award nominations, two Writers Guild Awards, three Critics’ Choice Awards, one Television Critics Association Award and two AFI Awards. for “TV Shows of the Year,” among many other nominations to the Guild.
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ComingSoon wishes Odenkirk a speedy recovery.