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Carol Burnett joins Season 6 of the AMC series ‘Better Call Saul’


Legendary actress and comedian Carol Burnett has joined the cast of ‘Better Call Saul’ for its sixth and final season.

AMC said in a press release Monday that Burnett, 89, will play the character Marion. She joins previously announced guest stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, who will reprise their Breaking Bad roles of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Said Burnett: “I’m thrilled to be a part of my favorite show.” 

Better Call Saul is a prequel spinoff of Breaking Bad, which had a five-season run on AMC from 2008 to 2013. The shows final episodes will conclude the complicated journey and transformation of its compromised hero, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), into criminal lawyer Saul Goodman. Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, Tony Dalton and Giancarlo Esposito also star.

Season 6 will resume July 11 at 9 p.m. EDT on AMC and AMC+. The series finale will be released Aug. 15.

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