A Breaking Bad movie about Jesse is coming to Netflix

Aaron Paul may be reprising his role as Jesse Pinkman

Aaron Paul may be reprising his role as Jesse

This would be an interesting reversal of the way that the series first aired, with each season dropping episodes weekly in a standard broadcast TV model before heading to Netflix for the world's binging pleasure roughly a year after the conclusion of each season.

Gilligan is writing the script and sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that he will also direct.

Deadline is reporting that Vince Gilligan's Breaking Bad movie is headed to AMC and Netflix.

No one would comment, but word is that the two networks might have their roles reversed, with Netflix taking first window and AMC second.

AMC's Breaking Bad ended its critically acclaimed five-season run with a finale that brought in a series record 10.3 million viewers.

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"I think Netflix kept us on the air", he said at the time. "Not only are we standing up here, I don't think our show would have even lasted beyond season two.It's a new era in television, and we've been very fortunate to reap the benefits". In fact, after accepting Breaking Bad's Emmy for Best Drama in 2013, Gilligan credited Netflix with the shows success.

Vince Gilligan will write and executive produce the project with collaborators Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein. It was followed by the prequel series Better Call Saul, focused on Bob Odenkirk's small-time lawyer Jimmy McGill, which just got renewed for a fifth season.

"It's a great story and there are a lot of people who felt that they wanted to see some kind of completion to some of these storylines that were left open [in the series finale]", Cranston said.

Production is set to finish this month in New Mexico. Details about the film are under wraps, but it will reportedly revolve around a kidnapping plot involving Pinkman, last seen driving to freedom following years of anguished service to meth kingpin Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston.

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