Paging Jesse Pinkman! A Breaking Bad sequel film is reportedly coming to Netflix nearly six years after the original series ended.
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Variety Opens a New Window. reported on Wednesday, February 13, that the follow-up movie will premiere on the streaming platform before airing on AMC, the cable network home of the drama series. Creator Vince Gilligan is reportedly attached to write and direct the sequel, while Aaron Paul, who played Jesse throughout the show’s five-season run, will lead the project, according to previous reports.
News of the film first surfaced in November 2018 when Variety claimed that the sequel was in the works. Though the outlet reported details were “sparse” at the time, the Albuquerque Journal shared that a movie, which follows a kidnapped man’s journey to freedom, had started production in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that month.
Fans reacted with a range of emotions regarding the project. “They better not ruin it!” one Twitter user wrote at the time. “Don’t mess with one of the best shows ever. #BreakingBad.”
However, another tweeted: “My favorite series ever #BreakingBad movie is in the works. So excited, this will be explosive!”