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Vince Gilligan, Writers Talk Breaking Bad; EW Has First Look at Anna Gunn in Gracepoint

BB-Episode-311-Walt-Skyler-325.jpgThis week, Vince Gilligan and the show’s writers talk about putting Breaking Bad together, while Anna Gunn shows up in a photo from her new series, Gracepoint. Plus, Breaking Bad wins an award for make-up. Read on for more:

Vince Gilligan and Breaking Bad‘s writers sat down for a two-hour talk that was part of an event for The Writers Guild Foundation — and Indiewire has the video.

Entertainment Weekly has a first look at Anna Gunn, along with David Tennant, in FOX’s Gracepoint, noting that “it’s like seeing a Time Lord and Skyler White team up to solve a mystery!”

The Los Angeles Times reports that Tarra Day and Sheila Trujillo Gomez won a Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild award for contemporary makeup.

The Hollywood Reporter profiles Breaking Bad‘s makeup artist, Tarra Day, who talks about preparing prosthetic pieces for Bryan Cranston in Walt’s death scene.

The Houston Chronicle highlights actors who have played famous Texans, including Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon Johnson (who was “born nearly smack-dab in the middle of the state in a town called Stonewall”).

HitFix asks if Walt is “a good guy forced to do bad things, or TV’s worst monster.”

Canada’s Q interviews Aaron Paul, who calls Jesse and his Need for Speed character, Tobey Marshall, “polar opposites.”

According to Broadway World, Bryan Cranston, among others, will participate in a Feb. 23 daylong discussion of the themes of All the Way, the play he’s starring in on Broadway.

Aaron Paul, promoting Need for Speed, tells Boston’s The Toucher and Rich Show that the Breaking Bad pilot was “the best thing I had ever read.” showcases a Need for Speed featurette where Aaron Paul talks about his fellow cast members and the cars in the movie.

Aaron Paul is one of Up & Comers‘ faces to watch because “things are definitely looking rosy for the actor’s career.”

John de Lancie tells The Roanoke Times about being on Breaking Bad: “Everybody’s playing at the top of their game. I was just delighted to be in that experience because that’s rare, frankly, for a movie.”

Go to to see Matt L. Jones (Badger) play basketball. A hot dog, Rob Corddry and Nate Corddry are also involved.

• Check out an a cappella version of Breaking Bad‘s theme song at USA Today.

FlickSided has a mash-up featuring Breaking Bad and Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.

Wall St. Cheat Sheet recommends binge-watching Breaking Bad, noting that “it’s so fantastic that once you start you will not be able to stop.” Digital Spy agrees, extolling the drama’s “incredible dramatic moments that are — no hyperbole or exaggeration — genuinely jaw-dropping.”

Monsters & Critics reports that Big History, narrated by Bryan Cranston, will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on Mar. 11.

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