Breaking Bad fast became one of the most popular shows on television when it was released in 2008, going on to win enough Emmys to sink the Bismarck, and enjoyed a massive international audience who proved that the show itself was far more addictive than anything Walt and Jesse ever cooked up in that dodgy trailer of theirs.
It then went on to birth a successful spinoff in the form of Better Caul Saul, a show about Albequerque’s most morally moribund lawyer.
Now, Netflix has hauled enough shillings out of the vault to make a dedicated film, which they’ve titled: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.
El Camino looks set to focus on Breaking Bad protagonist Walter “Heisenberg” White’s offsider Jesse Pinkman, portrayed by Emmy-winner Aaron Paul. According to the official synopsis from Netflix: “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.”
Fans have long speculated about the contents of the plotline, with leaked photos earlier this month suggesting a return of the assumed-deceased Walter White. Netflix has kept its cards close to its chest, cleverly building maximum anticipation for fans of the TV series.
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, directed by Vince Gilligan, on Netflix October 11.