Nobody: Bob Odenkirk stars in trailer for action film
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Bob Odenkirk, 58, has been taken to hospital after collapsing on set of the Netflix show Better Call Saul. The actor has been filming the sixth and final season of the beloved series.
The actor is said to be receiving medical treatment in New Mexico where the Breaking Bad spin-off show is filmed.
Sources told TMZ that the star collapsed mid-scene and crew members immediately called emergency services at 11.34am local time.
It is unclear what the cause of Odenkirk’s collapse is and for how long the star is required to stay in hospital.
The actor is said to still be receiving medical treatment.
Express.co.uk has contacted Bob Odenkirk’s representatives for comment.
The show – which stars Odenkirk as lawyer Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman and takes place before the events of Breaking Bad – is currently in production for the final time, after making its debut in 2015.
Bob is well known for playing con-man lawyer Saul in Better Call Saul.
The role follows on from him transforming from earnest legal professional Jimmy McGill in Breaking Bad.
Better Call Saul follows Bob’s character as he tackles cases as a powerful and greedy criminal defence lawyer.
Odenkirk has been nominated for four lead actor Emmys for his role in the AMC series.
He previously won two trophies for writing on Saturday Night Live (1989) and The Ben Stiller Show (1992).
Earlier this year, the actor told James Corden that they were one episode into filming the final season and that he had “no idea” where the story would go across its 13 episodes.
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It is unclear how much filming time on the season remains.
“I like to be excited like a fan or an audience member because this show, similar to Breaking Bad, these writers figure out ways to do something you didn’t expect but that makes perfect sense,” Odenkirk said in April on the James Corden Show.
“I don’t know how they do it, but they do it over and over and I look forward to seeing where we end up.”
The actor said he didn’t initially like his character, but ultimately, playing Goodman had “changed his life”.
He said: “I know as I get closer to the end of it, I’m going to have to somehow reconcile with saying goodbye to this gift that I got from the universe.
“It’s hard to take into account how much it brought into my life.”
More recently, Odenkirk starred in the film titled Nobody where he played a seemingly bland family man and office worker, Hutch Mansell.
However, it’s clear that the movie is not that simple as Hutch chooses not to aid his teenage son in fighting back when the family home is invaded by burglars.
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