Tweet: "Cat's out of the bag re (regarding) my new gig. You seem okay with it. I'm over the dang moon." This Is Spinal Tap star Michael McKean has been cast in the Breaking Bad spin-off series Better Call Saul. He is slated to play Dr Thurber, an attorney who suffers from an unusual affliction.
Quote: "He’ll be OK... but it’s pretty devastating. It’s the first time he has ever missed a curtain in his entire life. He’s never missed stage, screens in film or television. His understudy has never gone on in 40-plus years." Actor Michael McKean's publicist on the star's street accident on Tuesday (22May12), which forced him to pull out of that night's performance of Broadway show The Best Man. The Spinal Tap star was left with a broken leg after he was hit by a car.