Jonathan Banks prepares to say goodbye to You better call Saul right before the sixth and final season premiere, but his fans will be happy to know that the actor has already taken on his next starring role. The veteran actor, who has played fan-favorite fixer Mike Ehrmantraut since his debut on breaking Bad in 2009, was just chosen to co-star with Noomi Rapace (The girl with the dragon tattoo, Lamb, You won’t be alone) in Constellationa new series in preparation on Apple TV.
By variety, Constellation the series follows Rapace as Jo, a woman who “returns to Earth after a disaster in outer space to find that key elements of her life seem to be missing”. It is described as a space adventure series that explores “the dark edges of human psychology and one woman’s desperate quest to expose the truth about the hidden history of space travel and for her to recover everything.” what she lost.
Details on the role of the banks are not yet clear. Apple is confident in the series, however, giving it an eight-episode order. Peter Harness is writing with Michelle MacLaren on board to direct the first two episodes; MacLaren and Banks previously worked together on breaking Bad and You better call Saul. Harness and MacLaren are also executive producers, the former for Haunted Barn Ltd. and the second for MacLaren Entertainment alongside Rebecca Hobbs and co-executive producer Jahan Lopes. David Tanner, Tracey Scoffield, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal, Carole Scotta and Justin Thomson also serve as executive producers. Turbine Studios and Haut et Court TV are producing.
The final season of Better Call Saul is just days away
This is Jonathan Banks’ first starring role after his work in the Breaking Bad franchise. Banks entered the franchise by complete accident, as his role was created by the writers on the fly when Bob Odenkirk was unavailable to appear in a scripted scene as Saul Goodman, creating an immediate need for a new personage. He quickly became a fan favorite and took over the role of You better call Saul from its first season. Banks is also known for his role in the classic series Wiseguy as well as films like Airplane!, 48 hours., and Beverly Hills Cop.
Noomi Rapace, meanwhile, can be recognized for her role in the Swedish film trilogy The girl with the dragon tattooappearing in this film with its sequels The girl who played with fire and The girl who kicked the hornet’s nest. The actress has also appeared in films like Prometheus, what happened monday, Lamband You won’t be alone. She most recently appeared in the Swedish action thriller black crab and will star in the upcoming British thriller The price alongside Michael Shannon and Matthias Schweighöfer.
Constellation has no official release date set at this time. Until then, fans can say goodbye to Banks’ Mike Ehrmantraut in his final episodes on You better call Saul. The sixth and final season of You better call Saul is now just days away, with the first two episodes set to premiere April 18 on AMC.
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