‘Better Call Saul’ filming third season in Albuquerque

FILE - In this March 12, 2016 file photo, actor Bob Odenkirk attends the 33rd Annual Paleyfest: "Better Call Saul" in Los Angeles. Odenkirk has a book deal to write essays about his life and comic journey. Random House announced Wednesday, Aug. 24, that the still-untitled book will explore  Odenkirk’s career working at Chicago’s Second City to writing and acting on “Saturday Night Live,” “Late Night with Conan O'Brien,” “Mr. Show,” “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

FILE – In this March 12, 2016 file photo, actor Bob Odenkirk attends the 33rd Annual Paleyfest: “Better Call Saul” in Los Angeles. Odenkirk has a book deal to write essays about his life and comic journey. Random House announced Wednesday, Aug. 24, that the still-untitled book will explore Odenkirk’s career working at Chicago’s Second City to writing and acting on “Saturday Night Live,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “Mr. Show,” “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bob Odenkirk and the rest of the cast of the television series “Better Call Saul” are returning to New Mexico to film the show’s third season.

The New Mexico Film Office made the announcement Monday.

Produced by Sony Pictures Television, the Emmy-nominated series is expected to employ several dozen New Mexico crew members.

“Better Call Saul” follows Jimmy McGill, played by Odenkirk, who later changes his name to Saul Goodman and becomes an attorney for drug lords in “Breaking Bad.”

Odenkirk played the lawyer of Bryan Cranston’s character, Walter White, in “Breaking Bad.”