HOLLYWOOD – Han Solo will be a returning cast member to AMC’s Breaking Bad spin off Better Call Saul, Vince Gilligan today confirmed.
Speaking exclusively to the Studio Exec show runner, Gilligan commented live via Skype from his own private island that he has named Vince’s Island:
We were unsure about having cast members return. But Bryan Cranston I know is keen to come back and appear as a cameo, as is Aaron Paul.
Have you had an opportunity to talk to Harrison Ford?
About appearing in Better Call Saul as Han Solo, possibly one of everyone’s favorite characters from the original series.
But you mean the original series of Star Wars, not Breaking Bad? That’s a whole different…
I heard he broke his ankle.
Harrison Ford broke his ankle on the set.
Oh yeah. Yes that’s true.
‘Yes. That’s true’. There we have it.
But I didn’t mean….
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So it’s confirmed Han Solo will feature as a recurring character in Better Call Saul.
Better Call Saul is due to be broadcast this Fall.