'Better Call Saul' Star Odenkirk Stable After Collapsing On Set
Umer Jamshaid 2 months ago Thu 29th July 2021 | 10:00 AM
Los Angeles, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Jul, 2021 ) :US actor Bob Odenkirk was in a stable condition in hospital Wednesday after collapsing on the set of popular television drama "Better Call Saul," his representatives said.
"We can confirm Bob is in stable condition... He and his family would like to express gratitude for the incredible doctors and nurses looking after him," it added.
Odenkirk, 58, was filming the final season of the show in which he plays luckless protagonist Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer and conman who transitions to an eventually prominent defense attorney under the name Saul Goodman.
In that show, Odenkirk plays the lawyer for schoolteacher turned drug dealer Walter White.
Entertainment publication TMZ said Odenkirk "went down" on set and was "immediately surrounded by crew members who called an ambulance." "The Odenkirks would also like to thank everyone for the outpouring of well wishes and ask for their privacy at this time as Bob works on his recovery," the statement from his representatives said.
The sixth season of "Better Call Saul" is expected to premiere early next year.