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Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk Promises Fans More Action Movies Like No One

Better Call Saul and Nobody star Bob Odenkirk tells fans to expect more action movies from him, talking about his plans to take on action comedy roles.

You better call Saul and Nobody Star Bob Odenkirk has revealed he “wants to do more action”.

According Deadline, Odenkirk told the audience during a masterclass at the Venice Film Festival that if things go well, they might expect more action from him. “I still train several times a week, and if I’m successful, you’ll see me doing more action,” the actor said. “I found the action sequences very entertaining and close to sketch comedy.” He also revealed his love for early Jackie Chan films with humorous elements and his hope to “get that in the future”.

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In the same interview, Odenkirk explained how his Nobody and You better call Saul the roles were linked. “I was very surprised by Nobody“, he admitted. “I had initiated this project because I had the feeling that the character that I was developing in You better call Saul was the kind of character you see in an action movie. He has sincere desires and he was ready to sacrifice himself.”

Released in 2021, Nobody follows a seemingly ordinary family man, Hutch Mansell, on a journey of rage and revenge, reverting to his old identity as a trained assassin defending his family. Earlier this month, Nobody Producer David Leitch has confirmed that a sequel is currently in the works. The upcoming sequel will also see most of the original cast reprising their roles.

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Talking about playing criminal mind and lawyer Saul Goodman on AMC’s hit series You better call Saul, who recently completed his sixth and final section, the actor said he had “very mixed feelings.” The actor explained, “We get into this business mostly because we want to play a variety of stories. That’s one of the joys. It’s taken a long time to play a guy and portray his psyche. We We had a very wide range of emotions and experiences, so there was a lot of variety.”

Of breaking Bad at You better call Saul, Odenkirk discussed how playing Saul Goodman influenced his life both professionally and personally. “I will miss the good sides of this guy and the friendships with the actors,” he said. “We even lived together, and that will be the role I will be known for all my life and I’m proud of it.”

You better call Saul is available to stream on Netflix. Nobody is available through HBO Max.

Source: Deadline