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Watch This Before You See The Breaking Bad Movie


For a long time, information on the Breaking
Bad movie was practically as elusive as Walt and Jesse themselves. Now, we’ve gathered every last shard of information
we could get our hands on while we wait for El Camino to finish cooking and finally crystallize
on our screens. After months spent referring to the Breaking
Bad film using the semi-secret codename “Greenbriar,” Netflix finally revealed the movie’s actual
name in August of 2019. The film will be called El Camino: A Breaking
Bad Movie, and will hit Netflix on October 11, 2019. Eventually, El Camino will also reportedly
air on AMC, Breaking Bad’s home network, but no date has been announced yet for the film’s
cable debut. Until Netflix announced the October release
date for El Camino, very little was known about the movie, although Bob Odenkirk implied
that filming had already been completed when he talked to The Hollywood Reporter promoting
the upcoming fifth season of the Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul, on which Odenkirk
stars. When asked if the film was in fact happening,
Odenkirk replied, “I find it hard to believe you don’t know
it was shot. They did it. You know what I mean? How is that a secret? But it is. They’ve done an amazing job of keeping it
a secret.” If secrecy was the goal, Netflix and the Breaking
Bad team definitely succeeded. Mere days after Odenkirk gave his interview,
exciting fans with the possibility that filming might already be completed, Netflix announced
a release date less than two months away. After months of uncertainty about whether
a movie was even happening, the Breaking Bad film was practically on our doorstep, and
we hadn’t even realized it was coming. Although Aaron Paul spent the better part
of a year playing his cards extremely close to his chest, numerous sources speculated
early on that he’d be reprising his role as Jesse in the eventual Breaking Bad film, and
that the film would revolve around him. Now those suspicions are confirmed. Breaking Bad saw Jesse evolve from a high
school dropout who taught Walt how to deal drugs into the heart and soul of the show,
holding fast to the conscience and morality that Walt slowly and methodically stripped
away. As Walt became more ruthless, Jesse seemed
to balance him by becoming increasingly more sympathetic. The final season of Breaking Bad led to Jesse
getting kidnapped by a gang of neo-Nazis and forced to cook crystal meth for them, until
Walt ultimately came to his rescue in the finale. The last we saw of Jesse, he was driving away
from the neo-Nazis’ meth lab in a stolen car, laughing in relief at the endless possibilities
granted to him by his long-awaited freedom. Despite being the star of the series, it’s
unsurprising that Walter White may not play a role in the movie, due to his death in the
series finale — he’s hit by a stray bullet when he initiates his plan to mow down the
neo-Nazis that have captured Jesse, and bleeds out in a meth lab. Still, it’s hard to imagine any version of
Breaking Bad without Cranston, who was the indisputable star of the series and brought
one of the most memorable TV characters of the 21st century to life in Walter White. “This is not meth.” While it appears as though El Camino will
take place after Walt’s death, Cranston has said that if asked to return, he would most
definitely do it. He told The Dan Patrick Show in November 2018: “I don’t know if there’s an appearance — flashbacks,
flash forward, but I’m excited about it because it’s Breaking Bad and it was the greatest
professional period of my life and I can’t wait to see all those people again, even if
I just come by to visit.” It’s hard to imagine how a flash forward could
allow Cranston to come back, but a flashback — or even a dream or hallucination — could
be a reasonable way for Walt to make an appearance in the film, even if he’s not the star. Whatever the method, we hope El Camino finds
a way to work Walt in, even if it is just for a single scene. Although Bob Odenkirk seems to be more in
the loop than most people regarding El Camino, he still speaks about the film as though it’s
simply something he’s heard about, and not something he’s worked on. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Odenkirk
said: “I’ve heard so many different things about
it, but I am excited about the Breaking Bad movie. I can’t wait to see it.” Of course, as any Breaking Bad fan could tell
you, no one is better at selling a lie than Odenkirk, who plays the slippery lawyer Saul
Goodman — or Jimmy McGill, back before he changed his name — on both the original
series and the spinoff, Better Call Saul. “Dude’s like Houdini. Seriously, when the going gets tough, you
don’t want a criminal lawyer. You want a criminal lawyer. Know what I’m saying” If he was trying to throw us off the scent
and he actually is in El Camino, we’d probably never even suspect the lie until his face
suddenly showed up on our TV screens. So while right now we’re willing to take Odenkirk
at his word that he’s merely eagerly awaiting El Camino as a fan, just like the rest of
us, we also wouldn’t be too surprised if he has a supporting role after all. “Joke’s on me, HA HA. Simple as that.” We last saw Jesse Pinkman driving off into
the night after Walt freed him from his abductors at the end of “Felina.” Jesse never gave any indication about where
he might have been headed, but according to the logline of El Camino, we’re about to find
out. Netflix promises us: “In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity,
Jesse must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.” This seems to indicate that El Camino — presumably
titled after the type of car Jesse drives in this final scene — is about more than
just Jesse’s physical journey away from his kidnappers, but will address his emotional
one as well. The part about “[coming] to terms with his
past” almost definitely refers to the repercussions of Jesse’s illegal actions with Walt. In the final season, Jesse agreed to cooperate
with DEA agent Hank to incriminate Walt, in exchange for leniency for himself. However, Hank is murdered before their deal
can ever be finalized, making Jesse a fugitive by the conclusion of the series. Jesse may also have to wrestle with some personal
demons, such as the deaths of his ex-girlfriends Jane and Andrea, who both died because of
their involvement with Jesse. Perhaps one way Jesse will deal with the consequences
of his actions will be by going to check on Andrea’s orphaned son, Brock, and making sure
he is all right. Even before the logline of El Camino was revealed,
Breaking Bad fans already had reason to suspect that any potential film would have to take
place after the finale of the series. Not only were rumors already swirling around
the possibility of a Jesse-centric film, but there’s simply no other time in the Breaking
Bad narrative where a feature-length story might fit. Walt and Jesse meet in the pilot of the series. Before that, Jesse is a small-time drug dealer
and Walt is a high school chemistry teacher — hardly the stuff movies are made of. “It is fascinating, really,” After that, the tale of Breaking Bad was so
tightly woven that it didn’t seem possible that there were another two minutes of relevant
story that we didn’t see play out during the course of the series, let alone two hours. There was even an entire episode dedicated
to getting a fly out of their lab. We saw everything. “Okay, on three. One…” “Ah, f–!” Cranston confirmed the post-finale time frame
in an interview with ET, where he said that he’s “still dead” in the film, and the official
logline also indicates that El Camino will be picking up right where the finale left
off. However, if it’s been a while since you’ve
watched Breaking Bad and you’re worried you won’t remember enough to understand El Camino,
Aaron Paul has suggested you rewatch only one scene to prepare yourself for the film
— Jesse’s heartbreaking monologue from season three. “I have nothing. No one. Alright? It’s all gone. Get your tissues ready, because if that scene
is any indication of what El Camino will be like… ouch. In the process of announcing the name and
premiere date of El Camino, Netflix also dropped a teaser trailer. If it’s been a while since you’ve watched
Breaking Bad, you may not recognize the character at the center of the teaser, but he’s someone
who’s been around since the very first season of the show. In the short clip, which is set in a police
station, we hear a man telling a roomful of officers that he doesn’t have any idea where
“he” is or where “he” is headed. The camera then pivots around to reveal the
speaker: Skinny Pete. Skinny Pete was introduced in season one of
Breaking Bad as the one responsible for introducing Jesse to drug kingpin Tuco Salamanca. Skinny Pete later deals crystal for Jesse,
sobers up, relapses, and ultimately helps Walt seek revenge against his former business
partner. Now it seems as though the DEA may think that
Skinny Pete is the key to locating Jesse, but despite their rocky relationship, Skinny
Pete shows no sign of turning on his friend. “I don’t know what to tell you. But no way I’m helping you people put Jesse
Pinkman back inside a cage.” Breaking Bad would never have become the critical
and cultural smash it was without the vision of Vince Gilligan, who not only created the
show, but was responsible for penning some of its most memorable episodes, including
“Box Cutter,” “Face Off,” and the series finale, “Felina.” Back when the news first broke that a feature-length
follow-up may be in the works, fans were relieved to hear that it would, once again, have Gilligan
at the helm. While Gilligan did not write or direct every
episode of Breaking Bad, it looks as though he’ll be doing both duties for El Camino. This won’t be the first time Gilligan has
ventured back into the story of Jesse and Walter since the show wrapped in 2013. He is also the creator of the ongoing spin-off
series Better Call Saul, which premiered two years after the conclusion of Breaking Bad. After being immersed in this world for more
than a decade, there’s no one better than Gilligan to bring Jesse and the tattered remains
of Walt’s once-great meth empire back onto our screens. On the heels of the Breaking Bad finale, Gilligan
told GQ his theory about what happens to Jesse after the events of “Felina.” He said: “My personal feeling is that he got away. But the most likely thing, as negative as
this sounds, is that they’re going to find this kid’s fingerprints all over this lab
and they’re going to find him within a day or a week or a month. And he’s still going to be on the hook for
the murder of two federal agents. But yeah, even though that’s the most likely
outcome, the way I see it is that he got away and got to Alaska, changed his name, and had
a new life. You want that for the kid. He deserves it.” The murders Gilligan is talking about are
of Walt’s brother-in-law Hank Schrader and his partner Steven Gomez, who were both killed
in the final few episodes of Breaking Bad. Of course, Jesse didn’t commit either murder
— Hank and Gomie were killed in a shootout with the neo-Nazis Walt hired to kill Jesse
when he thought Jesse was stealing the money he’d buried in the desert — but the DEA
has no way of knowing that. Assuming Gilligan hasn’t changed his mind
in the years since Breaking Bad ended, it sounds like we can hopefully look forward
to a happy ending…hopefully. The only other options are that Jesse dies,
or he winds up in a drab prison cell being watched by ranks of faceless guards for the
rest of his life, all for murders he didn’t commit. That sounds pretty, um, what’s the word we’re
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  • Picture this , Jesse ends up getting captured he goes to prison. When he’s laying down in his prison cell in the background you hear “Get up we got work to do “ then it him getting up and it cuts to black. ( yes it wouldn’t make sense to put them in the same prison, yes Walter is dead but it’s a cool idea

  • I don't get people saying, it "has to be done perfectly."
    so, brba was amazing and I feel like whatever Vince does, he gave us this great tale, I doubt he would "f" it up. it's his brain child.

  • Walt can’t be dead. He got shot in the side from a ricochet. And tons of cops were there. If they wanted they’d have Walt and its possible he’s alive

  • 8:03 someone has blurred out the "Q Albuquerque" logo on Mr. Gilligan's t-shirt. Is that petty or what? Also, off topic but related, I think Hank will turn up in Better Call Saul to investigate the death/murder of the German national in the most recent season of BCS. Note that I don't know how Hank came to be on Breaking Bad other than by relation to WW's wife (as her brother), but it doesn't mean he couldn't have come to Albuquerque earlier. I claim that prediction as my own (and I mentioned some time ago in another Comment section, too). I wish I could report seeing some filming of BCS or El Camino around here (Albuquerque), but I haven't gotten out lately, sigh!

  • I never understood how anyone can think Walter dies at the end of bb , 1 the ricochet would not have hit any vital organs , B the police response time was only minutes afterwards , 3 the camera cuts to black as their knelt down beside walt but before we see any kind of reaction …now his cancer was back and i dont believe he was long for this world but there is just no way Walter White died right then an there

  • If there isnt significant back story I wont watch it. A breaking bad movie without Walter is like Dexter without Dexter.

  • So Camino translates to the way. So my best bets for this is we are going to find out Jesse new way in life as a fugitive.

  • I don't think Walter is dead. I hope that the first part of the movie is Jesse finding walt dying in the hospital or something and Jesse finally killing walt and letting go of that part of his life. Would be great for an ending as well.

  • Walt didn’t die, there’s plenty of evidence that backs this up. If you want a good video I’d suggest the film theorists video as it really goes into detail about how it’s rare that he could of died 🙂

  • Me and my boyfriend are watching breaking bad, I’ve already seen all seasons but he hasn’t. HE ABSOLUTELY HATES WALT, he cannot stand him and keeps asking me if he dies soon 😂 he feels zero sympathy for him, and I find that so strange considering majority of us are rooting for Walt. And when I try to explain why most people do feel sympathy for Walt he simply won’t have any of it 😩

  • It'd be sick if Walt appears as a vision and we slowly realize that Walt is now constantly in his head and guiding his thought processes and the movie is him making decisions and trying to stay on the run and thinking what would Mr. White do. And not wanting to be the horrible man Walt was but not wanting to get caught the plot is driven forward by this conflict until the resolution and he'll make the right moral decision for himself and the camera will pan to where Walt would be but now one is there signaling he's finally broke free of Walts enslavement.

  • Hahaha. Thats where your WRONG. Walter White is not dead. Examine the beeding out scene closely. He was not fatally wounded AND the police showed up almost instantly after he was hot by a ricochet bullet.
    You call yourself a channel? Please.

  • Oh…Walter White CAN come back…VERY EASILY…no REAL FAN of the show wants Walter White to really be dead… Walt could've been taken to the hospital, been in a coma for a few years… and woke back up… just like "the bride" woke from being in a coma for 4 years in the "Kill Bill" movies. Walt's comatose body COULD BE kidnapped by a Mexican Drug cartel, while a "body double" of Walt could be used to claim "Walt died while in a coma," only for him to make a FULL RECOVERY in Mexico…so that cartel can get Walt to cook his FAMOUS blue meth for them… of course Walt ESCAPES from the cartel and returns to the USA…and reunites with Jesse… Walt will need a NEW PRODUCT…now that the cartel has his original blue meth recipe… but Walt has developed a method of making blue meth which is 100% PURE… he even BOASTS to Jesse…"Ivory soap claims to be 99.44% pure…which beat the purity of my 99.1%, so I HAD to figure a way to beat that…and I did… (he shows Jesse a teenth of meth) this is 100% pure."

  • If Slippen Jimmy isn’t in this Im going to be pissed… and Netflix better not shove their liberal agenda bs down my throat in this movie

  • Jesse was Walt’s student before they teamed up they didn’t meet at the raid. Which means they could do another movie of the past

  • I am so happy about this movie! This is my favorite show and better call saul is binge worthy too. I'm really excited to see what happens! Tv HISTORY!

  • im currently re watching the whole series rn in preparation ill probably watch the finale again an hour or 2 before the movie is added onto netflix HYPE is real i cant wait!!!!!

  • just to shoot one out there, yes walt was shot, but in the world of tv soaps, you aint dead until your either in the ground or crisped. Am I stupid to be wishing that walt does infact become a main character?

  • I have a theory. what if lydia is actually alive and gets her self to hospital and deals with helping the police and trying to help find jessie pinkman. or walt is still alive and he has to use Saul goodman as a loyer

  • Walter and Jesse didn't meet in the pilot…they met years earlier when Walt was Jesse's chemistry teacher. Did you watch the show?

  • Just came here to say that…. Don't waste your 10 mins on this video…. Go and watch all the 5 seasons of breaking bad if u haven't already.

  • Im worried the movie will be too dark and serious. The trailer already shows it was shot with a different darker cinematic look. Breaking Bad was bright and real.

  • I saw people posting about money heist that it is the best series ever and even comparing it to breaking bad, like seriously? Breaking Bad is a Masterpiece! While money heist is just an overrated hot shit and lazy writing 😑

  • Walter may not be dead because the bullet never hit him in any major organs because he was walking around for 10 minutes he probably passed out due to blood loss. and in the last scene you can see one of the officers checking his pulse

  • could be that its not just the type of Car, "EL Camino" he drove off but since it is NM, " the path" Jesse has….

  • I don't see Walter white being dead.
    Where he was shot leads us to assume it was a stray bullet or shrapnel piece and it's in his gutts.
    He has a 80 to 70% surviving that IRL. And he has cancer which makes his blood clotting making his bleed out also unlikely. He is close to a hospital.

    Walter White is likely in Prison for the rest of his life. While Jesse is on the run.

  • More like watch the whole Series before watching the movie. But idiots will be idiots people will still watch the movie without watching the series.

  • I hope we get to see the family getting the money from Elliot.
    I would assume Jesse would run to Mexico since he knows how to sneak in.

    I wonder how the government would have known he was in a cage and slave-making meth?
    Unless Walt called the police before arriving and told them they were holding Jesse as a slave? it was odd the full force showed up and not a single cop investigating shots fired.

  • We Better at least see a name mentioning, voice flashback thing of WW..
    though HERE"S WHATS GONNA HAPPEN :
    1- We See Saul Goodman
    2- Jesse Pinkman ( DUH )
    3- Natcho ( the character from Better Call Saul )
    4- We See Badger & Skinny Pete.
    5- One Of WW's Family Members.
    6- We See Brock.
    7- Last but not Least ( HOPEFULLY ) a flashback about Walter.. Heisenberg White.

  • I’m so glad Walter white won’t be in it. All he does is boo hoo until he finally gets the guy who he’s crying to to agree with him. Then once he does what he thinks is best he tries to act like he’s a badass.

  • I think it would be cool to see how Jesse, Skinny Pete,Badger and Combo met Walt could be in it because Jesse was a former student of his

  • Could you imagine an after credits scene at a prison and the camera pans to a cell which contains two people. One of them looks up from the top bunk and and says…"You done with that chemistry book yet? I'm actually bored enough to read it"…."No…I'm not done yet" says the other man… Movie ends.

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