‘Better Call Saul’ Star Bob Odenkirk Hospitalized After Collapsing on Set

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Bob Odenkirk at an event | John Lamparski/Getty Images

What happened to Bob Odenkirk? Here’s what we know so far

TMZ was the first to break the news. The outlet reported that Odenkirk, 58, was on set in New Mexico when he went down. He was “immediately surrounded by crew members” and subsequently transported via ambulance to a hospital, where he remains at the time of this writing.

While details are not yet known, actor Bob Odenkirk was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday, July 27, after collapsing while filming Better Call Saul, Showbiz Cheat Sheet has confirmed. Odenkirk’s current condition remains unclear, but an insider who is close to him did say that he’s still being treated, according to TMZ.

The character was first introduced in Breaking Bad, a series starring Bryan Cranston that followed a teacher who starts selling drugs following a grim cancer diagnosis. A prequel series, Better Call Saul shows the lawyer’s transformation into the man he was in the original show. The series has received widespread praise from both fans and critics since its 2015 premiere, with much celebration for Odenkirk’s performance.