Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston
In the fifth season of Breaking Bad, Walter White truly is The One Who Knocks.
The AMC drama's Season 4 finale saw Walt (Bryan Cranston) — the one-time cancer-stricken high school chemistry teacher who began cooking meth to provide for his family after his death — pull out all the stops to protect his loved ones and his partner Jesse (Aaron Paul) from the terrifying drug kingpin Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito).
When Breaking Bad returns for the first half of its fifth and final season, "You barely see any glimpse of Walter White," reports Aaron Paul, who plays Walt's partner in crime, Jesse. But it's not what you think — Walt's body is still around, but his soul has been replaced by that of his sinister alter ego. "Heisenberg is dangerous. [Creator] Vince Gilligan said he wanted to do a show about Mr. Chips turning into Scarface, and that's exactly what he's done. Walt's a puppeteer, and we're all ...
Walter White defeated Gus Fring in the Breaking Bad season finale and his winning streak is not about to end there.
"This year ... what you're going to see new is Walt winning," executive producer and creator Vince Gilligan says in this exclusive clip. "Gus Fring is dead and Walt is the new kingpin."
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Breaking Bad's Season 4 finale literally went out with a bang, but achieving the climactic moment was no small feat.
"This explosion was a marriage of many different areas of expertise, both in physical special effects and in makeup and in digital visual effects," creator Vince Gilligan says in the exclusive video clip from the Season 4 DVD and Blu-ray box set below. "Just the sheer work that goes into this is just astounding."
Breaking Bad postmortem: Giancarlo Esposito reacts to Season 4's explosive finale
The explosion to which he's referring, of course, was...
Now they're cooking! The cast of AMC's Breaking Bad gathered at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on February 23 for a panel celebrating the show's legacy and previewing the upcoming fifth and final season.
Bryan Cranston and Bob Odenkirk
Casa Tranquila, my eye! (Or, rather, Gus's eye.)
[WARNING: The following story contains major spoilers about the Season 4 finale of Breaking Bad. Read at your own risk.]
As Gustavo Fring, Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito has embodied one of the most memorable TV villains ever. And he knows it.
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"I think I've created a character that will live on for a long time in people's nightmares," the 53-year-old actor tells TVGuide.com with a laugh.
First appearing as a meek owner of a chain of fried chicken restaurants, Gus quickly emerged as a calculating...
It's the moment Breaking Bad's unrelentingly tense fourth season has been building to ever since Gus wielded that bloody box cutter in the premiere.
Breaking Bad postmortem: Giancarlo Esposito reacts to the premiere's most gruesome scene
After being unable to blow Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) to bits in the season's penultimate episode, Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) now find themselves scrambling for a Plan B. And the stakes couldn't be higher.
"[Episode 12] is just a little taste of what is about to happen," Paul tells TVGuide.com. "Everybody is kind of scared for their lives."
Indeed, but Paul's character may be in the trickiest spot of all....
Kurt Sutter, the often outspoken creator of Sons of Anarchy, quit Twitter over the weekend, after inciting a slew of headlines with a tweet that blamed Mad Men creator Matt Weiner for demanding so much money out of AMC that they were forced to fire Walking Dead's Frank Darabont as part of budget cutting.
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Last week, Sutter took AMC to task for...
Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul
AMC wants one final hit! The network has ordered a 16-episode final season of Breaking Bad.
News comes amid speculation that the Emmy-winning drama about a chemistry teacher-turned-meth-manufacturer might move to another network. Sources tell TVGuide.com that AMC closed the deal Sunday.
Is AMC about to lose Breaking Bad?
Production on all episodes of the final order will commence in...