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Vince Gilligan Says He Wants Mike Ehrmantraut to Appear on 'Better Call Saul'

It's still up in the air whether Vince Gilligan's Bob Odenkirk-centric Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul is a prequel, sequel, or takes place during the time frame of its predecessor, but Gilligan tells EW that he wants Jonathan Banks to potentially reprise his role of Mike Ehrmantraut on the new show.

When asked if he wants any Breaking Bad character to pop up or have an extended role on Saul, Gilligan replied:

The character that springs to mind would be Mike. That would be a great deal of fun. I would say the sky’s the limit, at least theoretically speaking. Realistically speaking, we’ve got a whole lot [...]

'Breaking Bad's' Jonathan Banks (aka Mike) to Guest Star on 'Parks and Recreation'

For fans of Breaking Bad this is the greatest news of the week. For those nonfans, I'll cut to the chase real quick: This fella named Jonathan Banks is going to guest star on Parks as Ben's dad. Mike Schur explained the casting to HitFix: "We were working the character description of Ben's dad and I said aloud, 'He should act like Mike Ehrmantraut.' So somebody said, 'Well, why can't we just get Jonathan Banks?'" Great job, somebody. (Breaking Bad Spoiler Alert) Let's all just agree to imagine that Mike didn't get the chemical bucket treatment and instead hopped into a car and drove to Pawnee, Indiana to visit [...]