"Better Call Saul," the "Breaking Bad" prequel series starring Bob Odenkirk, will return for a sixth and final season in 2021, has AMC announced.

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Production on the last 13 episodes is to begin later this year.

The cable network is planning a two-night Season 5 premiere event Feb. 23 and Feb. 24.

"From Day 1 of 'Better Call Saul,' my dream was to tell the complete story of our complicated and compromised hero, Jimmy McGill -- now AMC and Sony are making that dream come true," showrunner Peter Gould said in a press release.

"We couldn't be more grateful to the fans and critics who are making this journey possible. Next month, we start work on the sixth and final season -- we're going to do our damnedest to stick the landing."

The crime drama co-stars Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, Tony Dalton and Giancarlo Esposito.

AMC will feature the cable television premiere of "Breaking Bad's" sequel, "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie," which debuted on Netflix last year, on Feb, 16.

All of the episodes from the five seasons of "Breaking Bad" -- starring Odenkirk, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul -- are being aired over the five prior Sundays.

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