The Higher Name Saul tv present is about to finish this summer time, franchise creator Vince Gilligan has teased he’s engaged on one thing very completely different, however, for Giancarlo Esposito, there could possibly be extra for him and his character Gustavo Fring.
The final days [on set of Better Call Saul], I’m tearing up and looking out over my shoulder and I hear Vince [Gilligan] say, ‘you by no means know.’ So, I’ve all the time wished, and felt like, there’s room for materials for the rise of Gus. I really feel prefer it’d be attention-grabbing to know the place he got here from.
The multiple-Emmy-nominated actor made the feedback about his character when speaking to Insider for an article printed Friday. In Breaking Dangerous and Higher Name Saul it’s implied his character took half within the regime of Augusto Pinochet in Chile earlier than having to flee and tackle a brand new id. Esposito elaborated on this and mentioned if ever he revisited the character he want to see this performed out whereas exploring his final need for private independence.
“I really feel like he got here from a extremely rich household, had the chance to run, not solely the household, however authorities in a foreign country. He had that type of mind, that charisma, that stature, and he traded it in as a result of he wished to be his personal man. There’s one thing fascinating to me about that.”
The ultimate season of Better Call Saul and Esposito’s last flip as Gustavo Fring (for now) begins April 18. It can pause after Might 23 earlier than returning in July and can finally come to its last finish August 15.