This ‘Better Call Saul’ Fan Theory Says Kim Wexler Is Saul Goodman’s Shadow Partner in ‘Breaking Bad’
After five seasons, Better Call Saul is expected to end sometime between 2021 and 2022. One big question ahead of season six is what will happen to Kim Wexler, who has sadly been becoming more and more like her husband and partner Jimmy McGill. Many viewers believe she’ll disappear in some way or perhaps even die. But maybe not.
Another version of Kim Wexler is taking shape
When we were introduced to Kim in Better Call Saul Season 1 (2015), she was a righteous lawyer who lived by the book. But as her relationship with the seedy Jimmy progressed, she started adopting some pretty concerning behaviors.
The peak came in the season five finale when Kim devised a plan to professionally ruin her former boss, Howard Hamlin. The scheme would bring in a massive paycheck for her and Jimmy, but even he isn’t OK with it. “Kim, doing this, it’s not you. You would not be okay with it, not in the cold light of day,” he said, to which she coldly replied, “Wouldn’t I?”
This sets the stage for season six of Better Call Saul and could offer insight into Kim’s whereabouts in the Breaking Bad world.
There’s a theory that Kim Wexler will become Saul Goodman’s shadow partner in ‘Breaking Bad’
We won’t know exactly what Wexler’s fate is until Better Call Saul Season 6 concludes, but there are already plenty of theories floating around the Internet.
One shared in December by What’s Culture says Kim could possibly become a shadow partner in Jimmy’s Breaking Bad company Ice Station Zebra Associates. Named after a movie the couple once watched together (via Screenrant), Ice Station Zebra Associates is a fake holding company Jimmy started using to launder illegal money after he became Saul.
Because of its illegality, he would need to be hush-hush about it, which would explain why there’s no mention of Kim in Breaking Bad. But overall, who knows if that’s actually the case.
‘Better Call Saul’ Season 6 will (hopefully) begin filming soon
Like many other productions, the sixth season of Better Call Saul has experienced production delays due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, several cast and crew members have said that filming should begin in the early part of 2021.
“We were slated to go in September. We now look like we’ll be going in March,” actor Giancarlo Esposito (Gus Fring) told HeyUGuys in an interview published in October.
Esposito also shared his excitement about what’s in store in season six. “We have a brilliant team of writers, of course, so it’s always exciting to think about getting back to work,” he continued. “… I’m so excited for Vince [Gilligan] and Peter [Gould], and Melissa Bernstein, our producer, to be going back to set sometime in March.”
With Kim’s turn to the dark side and everything else happening, we can’t wait either.