Newswire: Walt and Jesse officially won’t be in the first season of Better Call Saul

As reported by Deadline, Bryan Cranston’s Walter White and Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman won’t be appearing in the first season of Breaking Bad‘s spinoff, Better Call Saul. This confirms what Paul himself said back in June, even though we assumed at the time he was just being purposefully tight-lipped—presumably so he wouldn’t accidentally turn on anyone’s Xbox. But no, this time it comes from Better Call Saul executive producer Peter Gould, who made the announcement “in the interest of full disclosure.” It seems like he and Vince Gilligan don’t want anyone to think this is Breaking Bad: The Phantom Menace and go in expecting there to be constant winks to roof pizzas, being the one who knocks, and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.

In fact, Gilligan even says that if a cameo from a Breaking Bad character ever “feels like a …

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