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Vince Gilligan Chats About Breaking Bad End With THR; Bob Odenkirk in Super Bowl Ad


This week, Vince Gilligan chats with The Hollywood Reporter about Breaking Bad‘s final bow, while Bob Odenkirk appears in a Super Bowl ad for Samsung. Plus, Bryan Cranston and Anna Gunn make some post-Breaking Bad plans. Read on for more:

The Hollywood Reporter speaks with Vince Gilligan, who talks about Breaking Bad‘s end, as well as Bryan Cranston’s brilliance: “We have pretty much everything right now, we just need some connective tissue, we have to connect a few dots in the final episode but we pretty much have all of the major moments.”

Bleacher Report highlights Bob Odenkirk’s appearance with Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd in a Super Bowl ad. Macgasm concedes the ad is “actually pretty funny.” Forbes thinks the ad would have been better with the entire Breaking Bad cast.

Deadline reports that Bryan Cranston has signed a deal with Sony Pictures Television to develop and produce new series projects.

Anna Gunn has a post-Breaking Bad gig where she’ll play a teacher in a drama for Bravo called Rita, according to TVLine .

The New York Times uses Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Mad Men as examples of shows where entire seasons are “binge”-viewed in one sitting. Variety also looks at the binge-viewing phenomenon, citing the 50,000 Netflix subscribers that watched all of Season 4 the day before Breaking Bad‘s Season 5 premiere.

The New York Times reports that Rian Johnson won a Directors Guild of America award for Season 5, Episode 4, “Fifty-One.” Gold Derby wonders if Johnson is now the frontrunner for the Emmys. The Hollywood Reporter quotes Johnson saying he was “lucky and privileged to ride on the bus for a couple of stops.”

The Chicago Tribune interviews Marius Stan about playing Bogdan Wolynetz and his day job, as a scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, outside Chicago.

Alabama Live talks to Lavell Crawford (Huell), who is full of praise for Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul.

CBS News reports that Steven Michael Quezada has officially won a seat on Albuquerque’s school board.

Jalopnik is impressed because Breaking Bad “might just have the best selection of cars on television right now.”

Kotaku imagines what Walt would look like in a Breaking Bad video game.

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