Actors Bob Odenkirk (R), Rhea Seahorn and Giancarlo Esposito (L) best drama series winners ‘Better Call Saul’ pose in the press room at the 28th annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on January 15, 2023 in Los Angeles. California. . / AFP
This weekend saw the 2023 Critics Choice Awards, recognizing the best in film and television.
The series “Better Call Saul” was the big star of the night, winning the award for the best drama series. His character Bob Odenkirk won the award for best actor, making it the first award for his role as Saul Goodman in the “Breaking Bad” spin-off.
Oderink gave a speech of thanks to her co-star Rhea Zehorn, who played her fictional partner Kim Wexler. “It’s funny that I’m here with this and not with you and being awarded for you. You’ve led us and you’ve been incredible,” the actor said.
Bob Odenkirk accepts the award for Best Actor in a Drama Series for “Better Call Saul” on stage at the 28th Critics Choice Awards / AFP
On the other hand, Giancarlo Esposito, who plays the role of Gustavo Fring in the TV series “Better Call Saul”, was recognized with the best supporting actor award.
Giancarlo Esposito, best supporting actor in a drama series for “Better Call Saul,” poses in the press room during the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards. /AFP
“Better Call Saul” tells the story of criminal lawyer Saul Goodman, who first became known to the public in the series “Breaking Bad”. The series explores the life of James McGill, born a lawyer, before he becomes part of the business of Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). The final season was released in July 2022.