‘Better Call Saul’ Star Rhea Seehorn Reveals What She Added to Kim Wexler’s Character in Season 1

When Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) got his own breaking bad spinoff, Better defeat for Saul, introduced several other interesting characters into the world of Saul. His main relationship in the prequel is Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn), his girlfriend and another lawyer at his old law, and later her own practice.

Rhe Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk
Rhea Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk Ursula Coyote / AMC

Seehorn was a guest on the WTF By Mark Maron podcast on November 12th. She told Maron about the things she added to Kim ‘s character in the first season of the series. Better defeat for Saul it will return for its sixth and final season in 2021.

Rhea Seehorn made the most of her ‘Better Call Saul’ premieres

Kim didn’t say much in the first episode of Better defeat for Saul. Seehorn was able to read a lot into her limited screen time.

“My pilot had two lines,” Seehorn said. “I think I’m saying, ‘We got it, Brenda,’ or something to the receptionist when he breaks into Ned Beatty’s ‘You atone’ speech and then there’s a scene smoking the garage. We share one sentence. He says, ‘Couldn’t you just? ‘I say,’ You know I can’t. ‘ ”

It was a scene guide in the last scene that Seehorn introduced to Kim Wexler.

Better call Saul Kim and Jimmy
Bob Odenkirk and Rhea Seehorn Ursula Coyote / AMC

“I kept going down that road and the relationship with Jimmy made sense to me,” Seehorn said. “They are both on the outside. They’re both misanthropes in a way and very socially awkward, and they both wear masks. It’s a very flamboyant clownish mask and it’s this weapon, this suit and a curved pony tail. They have no friends. They are only honest with each other. ”

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