Matt Jones to Return as Badger in Breaking Bad Movie

Jesse Pinkman’s crew is again collectively in his new film. In addition to Charles Baker’s Skinny Pete, who appeared in the primary teaser trailer for El Camino: A Movie, THR now says that Matt Jones, who performed Jesse’s buddy and drug-dealing and -using accomplice Badger in the sequence, will even seem in the movie. Jones appeared in a occasionally, however persistently all through the 5 seasons of Breaking Bad‘s run on AMC. He was final seen in the sequence finale, posing (with Skinny Pete) as hitmen to assist guarantee Walter White’s (Bryan Cranston) former enterprise companions arrange a belief for Walt’s children — the monetary safety for his household that was White’s nominal motivation for all the sequence.

“The Netflix Television Event El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie reunites followers with Jesse Pinkman (Emmy-winner Aaron Paul). In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse should come to phrases together with his previous in order to forge some type of future,” Netflix stated in a press release. “This gripping thriller is written and directed by Vince Gilligan, the creator of Breaking Bad. The film is produced by Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Charles Newirth, Diane Mercer and Aaron Paul, in affiliation with Sony Pictures Television.”

El Camino is about after the occasions of the Breaking Bad sequence finale, “Felina,” which ended with Pinkman racing away from the scene of a meth-making operation in a 1978 Chevy lifted from Todd (Jesse Plemons).

Held prisoner and compelled to make high-quality meth by Jack Welker (Michael Bowen) and his gang of white supremacists, Pinkman was freed solely by means of the efforts of his former highschool science teacher-turned-cooking accomplice White, who was outed as the southwest’s largest provider of meth months earlier than his loss of life from a stray bullet.

It just isn’t but recognized which Breaking Bad co-stars will be a part of Paul, Jones, and Baker in the franchise’s first movie. Since phrase of the mission was first publicized in November, Cranston has repeatedly teased his involvement: the star admitted to Today he has “no idea” the place the way forward for the franchise goes subsequent however stated he would “love to do a Breaking Bad film.”

Cranston later stated in a radio interview that he would “absolutely” reprise his function beneath Gilligan.

“He’s a genius, and it’s a great story,” Cranston stated. “And there’s a lot of people who felt that they wanted to see some kind of completion to some of these storylines that were left open. And this idea, from what I’m told, gets into those, at least, a couple of the characters who were not completed as far as their journey.”


In June, Cranston informed ET he might seem “[in] a flashback, or a flash forward. I’m still dead, Walter White, I don’t know what [could happen].”

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie premieres October 11 on Netflix.

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