Described as a blended, grounded genre drama, the currently untitled project has been picked up for a two-season straight-to-series order from Apple TV+.
According to The deadlineperformance is compared to The Twilight Zone. Although it is set in our world, the series is said to be focused on “bending reality and focusing on people and exploring the human condition in an unexpected, strange way.”
Gilligan will serve as showrunner and executive producer through his own High Bridge Productions as part of the overall deal with Sony Pictures Television. The series marked a reunion with Apple’s heads of worldwide video, Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, who were “the first two people to agree to Breaking Bad all those years ago,” Gilligan acknowledged in a statement.
“After fifteen years, I thought it was time to stop writing antiheroes… and who better to be a hero than the brilliant Rhea Seehorn?” Gilligan added. “It’s been a long time since he’s had his own show, and I feel lucky to have worked with him.”
the series finale on Better Call Saul aired in mid-August. Although the show was recognized for a grand total of 46 Emmy nominations during its six-season run, ceremony this year continued the losing streak, with Seehorn and lead Bob Odenkirk empty-handed once again.