Bob Odenkirk hospitalised after collapsing on set of Better Call Saul

Updated: Star rushed by ambulance after collapsing whilst shooting the final season.

US actor Bob Odenkirk has collapsed on the set of Better Call Saul and been rushed to hospital.

Odenkirk, 58, is currently in production on the sixth and final season of the Breaking Bad spin-off.

US media report he collapsed on Tuesday at the Sony Lot in Culver City and crew members called an ambulance. He is still receiving medical care, though the cause of the collapse has not been disclosed.

Representatives for AMC, Sony Pictures Television and High Bridge Productions are yet to comment.

Updated: “We can confirm Bob is in stable condition after experiencing a heart-related incident,” reps for the actor said in a statement. “He and his family would like to express gratitude for the incredible doctors and nurses looking after him, as well as his cast, crew and producers who have stayed by his side. The Odenkirks would also like to thank everyone for the outpouring of well wishes and ask for their privacy at this time as Bob works on his recovery.”

“He’s going to be okay,” tweeted Bob’s son, Nate Odenkirk.

“Hi. It’s Bob. Thank you. To my family and friends who have surrounded me this week. And for the outpouring of love from everyone who expressed concern and care for me. It’s overwhelming. But I feel the love and it means so much,” Bob Odenkirk wrote on Twitter. “I had a small heart attack. But I’m going to be ok thanks to Rosa Estrada and the doctors who knew how to fix the blockage without surgery. Also, AMC and Sony’s support and help throughout this has been next-level. I’m going to take a beat to recover but I’ll be back soon.”

Source: Variety, Hollywood Reporter.

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