Contrary to popular belief, the show won’t necessarily take place exclusively in the 1980s. It could alternate between several decades.
“One of the great things about having a timeline which is flexible is that perhaps some of it takes place before ‘Breaking Bad,’ during ‘Breaking Bad’ and after ‘Breaking Bad,'” he said. “That gives us the ability to bring back characters that were killed on ‘Breaking Bad.'”
Although he said he wants Cranston’s teacher-turned-meth-master to make appearances on the show, he doesn’t want it to distract from Bob Odenkirk’s standalone storyline as criminal lawyer Saul.
“We want to make a show that stands on it own, is its own story and is a brand extension,” he said.
Gould is co-showrunning with “Breaking Bad” creator and showrunner Vince Gilligan. The spinoff’s premiere date was recently pushed back to 2015.