It is reported that This Is Spinal Tap star Michael McKean has joined the cast of the new Breaking Bad spin-off, Better Call Saul., which broke the story, says that McKean will play Dr Thurber, "a brilliant attorney who is now restricted by an unusual affliction".

The series follows the pre-Walter White shenanigans of lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk).

Better Call Saul is set to debut on AMC in the US in November.