There’s a Higher Name Saul reunion within the works … at Apple TV+.
The streamer has given a two-season, straight-to-series order for a challenge from Saul and Breaking Unhealthy creator Vince Gilligan. Higher Name Saul star Rhea Seehorn will play a lead function within the untitled collection, which comes from Sony Photos TV.
The collection additionally marks a reunion between Gilligan and former Sony Photos TV presidents Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, who greenlit Breaking Unhealthy and Higher Name Saul throughout their tenure on the studio and now head Apple’s streaming portfolio, and Chris Parnell, who left Sony for Apple in 2020.
Story particulars and the character of Seehorn’s character are being saved underneath wraps for now, however Gilligan indicated in a press release that the brand new collection gained’t be an antihero story like his earlier two exhibits.
“After 15 years, I figured it was time to take a break from writing antiheroes, and who’s extra heroic than the sensible Rhea Seehorn?” Gilligan stated. “It’s long gone time she had her personal present, and I really feel fortunate to get to work on it together with her. And what good symmetry to be reunited with Zack Van Amburg, Jamie Erlicht and Chris Parnell! Jamie and Zack had been the primary two folks to say sure to Breaking Unhealthy all these years in the past. They’ve constructed an amazing staff at Apple, and my great, long-time companions at Sony Photos Tv and I are excited to be in enterprise with them.”
Sony produces a number of collection for Apple TV+, together with For All Mankind, The Afterparty and the forthcoming sci-fi collection Darkish Matter.
Gilligan, who final 12 months prolonged his general deal at Sony, would be the showrunner on the brand new collection and govt produce through his Excessive Bridge Productions. Jeff Frost and Diane Mercer additionally exec produce, and Excessive Bridge’s Jenn Carroll will function producer.
Gilligan is repped by CAA and Del Shaw. Seehorn is with Untitled Leisure, UTA and Viewpoint.