Jonathan Banks to return as Mike in “Breaking Bad” prequel “Better Call Saul”

Posted Jan 28, 2014

Breaking Bad was such a huge hit on TV that the creators to create a spin-off series called Better Call Saul, which will reprise Bob Odenkirk’s role as Saul Goodman. Better Call Saul is a prequel to Breaking Bad and focuses on Walter White’s shady lawyer before he worked for the chemistry-teacher-turned-drug-kingpin.


Both Bryan Cranston (plays Walter White in Breaking Bad) and Aaron Paul (plays Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad) have expressed interest in making cameos in the show as well.

However, Jonathan Banks has been added as a regular character to the prequel. Banks plays the role as private investigator Mike Ehrmantraut in Breaking Bad. In Breaking Bad, Mike worked as Saul’s private investigator before working as Gustavo’s enforcer and White and Pinkman’s drug partner.

Banks can be currently seen in new episodes of Community.