Bryan Cranston reveals how Walter White could return for the 'Breaking Bad' movie
Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston has said that his on-screen alter ego, Walter White, could be brought back to star in a film sequel to the hit television show.
The actor previously confirmed that a film adaption was in the works, but declined to comment on whether her had a role. However, the 63-year old, who played the chemistry teacher turned drug lord, has now said that there is one way for his currently deceased character to return.
"Well, rigor mortis has a way of allowing that to happen," he told Entertainment Tonight. "It could be! Could be [in] a flashback, or a flash forward. I’m still dead, Walter White, I don’t know what [could happen.]"
"But I, honestly have not even read the script. So I couldn’t tell you. ‘I have not gotten the script. I had not read the script, so there’s a question of whether we’d even see Walter White in this movie! Think about that one," he continued, before adding that he'd love to star as White again.
"It’s Vince Gilligan. If Vince Gilligan asked me to do it, sure, absolutely. He’s a genius. It’s a great story, and there’s a lot of people who felt that they wanted to see some sort of completion to some of these storylines that were left open. This idea, from what I was told, gets into at least a couple of the characters who were not completed as far as their journey. ‘I can’t wait to see all those people again … even if I just come by to visit!"
Showrunner, Vince Gilligan, has asserted that White's sidekick, Jesse Pinkman - portrayed by Aaron Paul - will be the star of the movie, and that the feature will take place in the same universe as the AMC series.
Per The Hollywood reporter, Netflix will have the first rights to the production, which will then be aired on AMC.
Gilligan is expected to direct the feature, which will be produced by Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein.