A 'Breaking Bad' movie is in the works

A 'Breaking Bad' movie is in the works

It's also not yet clear if the original cast is back - though it's hard to imagine any Breaking Bad film without series stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, both of whom have repeatedly said in interviews they'd be down for returning to the franchise (presumably on spin-off Better Call Saul).

Popular television drama Breaking Bad is coming back, this time around as a movie.

Cranston said he had not seen a script, but had spoken to series creator Vince Gilligan about the film.

In the final scene of the fifth season, after White uses a home-rigged robotic machine gun to kill a gang of neo-Nazis, Jesse is shown driving away in a hysterical state as Walter dies of a gunshot wound. Breaking Bad and its prequel, Better Caul Saul's executive producers Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein are also reported to be attached to the film.

One of the best-reviewed shows in TV history, Breaking Bad earned a total of 16 Emmys, including four best actor prizes for Cranston, and two Golden Globes.

A movie, either theatrical or for TV, has always been considered a possibility.

This is allegedly envisioned as a standalone installment in the franchise that lives in the Breaking Bad universe, however, it is not clear whether original cast members such as Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will reprise their roles.

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My theory is that the movie will wrap Breaking Bad and its spinoff Better Call Saul together and show us where the characters are now.

Rumor has it that the film is now operating under the unconfirmed (read: possibly fake) working title of Greenbrier. But the Albuquerque Journal got a scoop this week when they confirmed, through the New Mexico Film Office, that a movie called Greenbrier is headed into production in the area early next year.

Entertainment publication Variety has confirmed that series creator Vince Gilligan is working on a new film with ties to the Emmy Award-winning series.

Of course, there begs the question of "do we need a Breaking Bad film?"

The film is said to be a Sony Studios production about a kidnapped man's quest for freedom.

Paul is set to return to play Jesse again, and that's great news considering he did such a wonderful job with the character on the original show.