Bob Odenkirk let his social media followers know he is back to work on Better Call Saul.
The actor, 58, shared an image from the makeup room as he prepared to shoot a scene for his hit TV series on Wednesday.
‘Back to work on Better Call Saul!’ his note began. ‘So happy to be here and living this specific life surrounded by such good people. BTW this is makeup pro Cheri Montesanto making me not ugly for shooting!’
It has been over a month since the actor suffered a ‘small heart attack’ on the New Mexico set that caused him to collapse.
The Emmy-winning actor is currently filming the sixth and final season of his Breaking Bad spin-off, which began production on March 10 this year.
Back and happy: Bob Odenkirk let his social media followers know he is back to work on Better Call Saul. The actor, 58, shared an image from the makeup room as he prepared to shoot a scene for his hit TV series on Wednesday
Slippin’ Jimmy: The final season of Better Call Saul is scheduled to air in early 2022
The series centers around lawyer Jimmy McGill [Odenkirk] who, over the course of several years, mishaps and questionable ethical choices rebrands himself as smarmy criminal attorney Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad.
A prequel spin-off of the Bryan Cranston series, Better Call Saul managed to carve out a home for itself among televisions great dramas.
Executive producer of Better Call Saul, Peter Gould, previously confirmed the show’s final season will consist of 13 episodes rather than the usual 10.
‘From the beginning when we started this, I think all our hopes and dreams were to be able to tell the whole story,’ Gould said in a statement.
He added: ‘And make it to be a complete story from beginning to end. We’re going to try like hell to stick the landing of these 63 episodes.’
Before the heart attack: Odenkirk at the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2020
The final season is scheduled to air in early 2022.
In August Bob gave fans an update on his health after his late July heart attack on set in New Mexico.
‘I am doing great. I’ve had my very own “It’s a wonderful life” week of people insisting I make the world slightly better, began the actor in a tweet.
Odenkirk ended his brief update by sending fans his ‘love’ and thanking them for their well wishes.
Update: Odenkirk gave fans an update on his health in August with this note
‘Wow! Thank you, I love everyone right now but let’s keep expectations reasonable!’ he concluded.
Odenkirk last updated his audience on July 30, when he revealed the details of his on set health scare, adding that he was ‘going to be okay’ and would be ‘back soon.’
The Better Call Saul star also thanked the doctors who were able to ‘fix the blockage’ without having to perform surgery.
On the mend after a heart attack: ‘I had a small heart attack,’ stated the Hollywood veteran. ‘But I’m going to be ok thanks to Rosa Estrada and the doctors who knew how to fix the blockage without surgery’
His note began, ‘Hi. It’s Bob. Thank you.’
The actor then shared: ‘To my family and friends who have surrounded me this week. And for the outpouring of love from everyone who expressed concern and care for me. It’s overwhelming. But I feel the love and it means so much.’
The star then shared the details of his traumatic experience.
‘I had a small heart attack,’ confirmed the Hollywood veteran after there was much speculation about his incident.
‘But I’m going to be ok thanks to Rosa Estrada and the doctors who knew how to fix the blockage without surgery. Also, AMC and SONYs support and help throughout this has been next-level. I’m going to take a beat to recover but I’ll be back soon.’
His show: The series centers around lawyer Jimmy McGill [Odenkirk] who, over the course of several years, mishaps and questionable ethical choices rebrands himself as smarmy criminal attorney Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad
DailyMail.com confirmed that the AMC star was rushed to hospital after an incident on the New Mexico set of his hit series.
Sources told TMZ that the actor went down mid-scene and crew members immediately called for an ambulance.
Cranston, 65, took to Instagram to express his concern for his former colleague in July.
‘Today I woke up to news that has made me anxious all morning. My friend, Bob Odenkirk collapsed last night on the set of Better Call Saul,’ he wrote in the caption of a photo of the two.
‘He is in the hospital in Albuquerque and receiving the medical attention he needs but his condition is not known to the public as yet. Please take a moment in your day today to think about him and send positive thoughts and prayers his way, thank you.’
Aaron Paul, who costarred on Breaking Bad as Jesse Pinkman, sounded relieved in his Instagram Stories post, which he shared after Odenkirk confirmed he was recovering.
‘Love you my friend! You are a treasure,’ he wrote, along with a photo of Bob and screenshots of his reassuring tweets.
Well wishes: In July Breaking Bad costar Bryan Cranston confirmed the news that Odenkirk was hospitalized in an Instagram post asking fans for ‘positive thoughts and prayers’