Today’s USA Today features an article on Breaking Bad co-star RJ Mitte. The article, “For teen star of Breaking Bad, real-life disability is no obstacle,” details the “unique authenticity” that Mitte brings to the role of Walter, Jr. then goes on to detail the events that led to Mitte’s being cast in the part.
The article also shows that while RJ shares his character’s diagnosis, adjusting to the role still required no small amount of preparation. RJ explains, “Getting used to (Walter’s) crutches was really hard because I’d never used them…I had to learn where to put my feet and how to use my weight, and speak with more of a slur.” Click here to read the full article.
RJ Mitte is also the focus of an episode of our online video feature “Inside Breaking Bad.”Read More