Bryan Cranston Asks for ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ for Bob Odenkirk After He Collapsed on Set
Bryan Cranston shared a heartfelt message on Instagram Wednesday, following Bob Odenkirk’s collapse on the set of “Better Call Saul.”
Cranston, who worked with Odenkirk on “Breaking Bad,” wrote, “Today I woke up to news that has made me anxious all morning. My friend, Bob Odenkirk collapsed last night on the set of Better Call Saul. He is in the hospital in Albuquerque and receiving the medical attention he needs but his condition is not known to the public as yet.”
Bryan asked, “Please take a moment in your day today to think about him and send positive thoughts and prayers his way, thank you.”
Another “Breaking Bad” alum, Aaron Paul, posted a photo of Bob and wrote, “I love you my friend.”
David Cross, who collaborated with Odenkirk on the HBO sketch comedy series "Mr. Show with Bob and David," tweeted, "I will share what I know when I can but Bob is one of the strongest people I know both physically and spiritually." He added, "He WILL get through this."
TMZ was first to report Odenkirk’s collapse, and “Extra” confirmed the news.
The 58-year-old was filming his hit AMC show on Tuesday when a medical emergency occurred. Listen to the dispatch audio below.
TMZ says the crew rushed to his side and called an ambulance, and an insider tells the site he is still at the hospital.
“Better Call Saul,” a spin-off of “Breaking Bad,” is currently shooting Season 6.