Popular television drama "Breaking Bad" is coming back in movie format, the show's star Bryan Cranston said Wednesday, but it was not clear if his iconic character Walter White would return as well. The series, which ran from 2008 until 2013, told the story of White, a high school science teacher who responds to a terminal cancer diagnosis by turning into a powerful drug lord. It is one of the best-reviewed shows in TV history and earned a total of 16 Emmys, including four best actor prizes for Cranston, and two Golden Globes. "There appears to be a movie version of 'Breaking Bad' but I honestly have not even read the script," Cranston, 62, said on The Dan Patrick Show, a national radio program. "So there's question whether or not we would even see Walter White in this movie." Spoiler alert: White died at the end of the series, which aired in the United States on cable network AMC. But Cranston nevertheless said he would "absolutely" be interested in bringing White back should show … [Read more...] about ‘Breaking Bad’ film coming, but will Walter White be in it?
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Breaking Bad could be set for a revival, five years after the hit show ended, with a potential film on the horizon. The hit American drama series, which officially ended in 2013, sees high-school chemistry teacher Walter White battling terminal cancer. In a desperate bid to earn as much money as possible before he dies White, later known as Heisenberg, befriends Jesse Pinkman who he works with to curate a meth lab on wheels. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the much-adored show could be gearing up for a flick, set at an undisclosed point in the Breaking Bad timeline and could even be a prequel like Better Call Saul. The publication has reported that the working title could be Greenbrier, although details are minimal. It is yet to be announced whether any of the original stars will be a part of the supposed two-hour production, including Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul. Show creator Vince Gilligan has been tipped to pen the script and possibly even executive … [Read more...] about Breaking Bad movie: Cast, title, script and what we know so far
The casts of Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul united at the annual Comic-Con festival in San Diego ahead of what producers teased as a screen crossover for some characters later this year.Stars Bryan Cranston, who played teacher turned drug kingpin Walter White in the Emmy-winning Breaking Bad, on Thursday joined co-star Aaron Paul and Bob Odenkirk, who plays conman Jimmy McGill in the Better Call Saul prequel to mark the 10th anniversary of the series that ended in 2013.Vince Gilligan, the creator of both TV series, said the two shows would begin to come together in the fourth season of Better Call Saul, which arrives on August 7 on streaming service Stan."You have two shows for the price of one with Better Call Saul. It's its own show, it stands on its own two legs wonderfully, just by itself," Gilligan told Reuters Television."But more and more in season four, the Breaking Bad world is coming into the Better Call Saul world ... It's overlapping."Gilligan did not say … [Read more...] about Creator teases Saul-Breaking Bad crossover
Breaking Bad is gone, but Walter White may be coming back to television – and maybe even the big screen. The show's creator Vince Gilligan said at Comic-Con on Thursday that there is an excellent chance that the Bryan Cranston character and Aaron Paul's Jesse Pinkman will be in the show's spinoff Better Call Saul at some point. Gilligan, Cranston and Paul were joined by many of their fellow Breaking Bad castmates in the 6,500-seat Hall H to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show. But don't get too excited: Gilligan said the characters will not appear in season 4 of Better Call Saul when it picks up in August. "We don't want to jerk folks around," Gilligan said. "But we would be sorely remiss if these characters didn't appear in the show before it ended." Better Call Saul is a prequel spin-off of Breaking Bad that tracks the rise of a struggling lawyer played by Bob Odenkirk into the go-to attorney for top criminals in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Breaking … [Read more...] about Breaking Bad may be a movie, says creator at 10th anniversary reunion
Brian Truitt USA TODAY Published 5:07 p.m. UTC Jul 20, 2018 SAN DIEGO – Pop culture is still addicted to Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Especially Aaron Paul. “I love Jesse. I love that guy so much. I miss him!” Paul said of the young meth-cooking business partner to Bryan Cranston’s middle-aged Walt at a 10th anniversary Comic-Con panel for "Breaking Bad." “Arguably the greatest show that’s ever been on television” – at least according to panel moderator and ”Bad” actor Bill Burr – the AMC drug drama ran for five acclaimed seasons telling the story of chemistry teacher Walter White and his turning to the criminal life of a drug kingpin after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. More: Comic-Con: 'The Predator' cast predicts who would win if the alien took on Elsa, Han Solo More: Comic-Con: New 'Doctor Who' star Jodie Whittaker intros her 'fidgety' first female Doctor “I never knew it would turn into … [Read more...] about 5 fun facts from the Comic-Con ‘Breaking Bad’ 10th-anniversary reunion