THE Netflix released the trailer for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Film, which will premiere on the streaming service on October 11: The film tells the story of Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) running away from "the law and his own past." It has not yet been confirmed whether Walter White (Bryan Cranston) will be featured in the film.
“After his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must make peace with the past if he wants to have some kind of future,” Netflix said in a statement. The company has released a teaser in which Skinny Pete says in a question: "I won't help you put Jesse Pinkman back in a cell."
El camino was written and directed by Vince Gilligan, creator of Breaking Bad, and will star Aaron Paul. The actor says in an interview to New York Times which cannot reveal whether Bryan Cranston, who played Walter White in the series, will be present in the film.
In Breaking BadWalter was a chemistry teacher who started making and selling methamphetamine with the help of his former student Jesse. The series got a spin-off called Better Call Saul, which is broadcast on the American channel AMC and Netflix.
Breaking Bad movie was recorded in secret
Bob Odenkirk, who plays lawyer Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, revealed to Hollywood Reporter that the movie had already been shot: “I find it hard to believe you don't know it was filmed. They filmed… How is this a secret? But is. They did an amazing job of keeping it a secret. ”
El camino was filmed in 2018 in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA) and nearby. Last year, local newspapers found that a movie was being recorded under the code name Greenbrier and deduced that he was linked to Breaking Bad. But Paul explains to NYT that by this time, "the movie had already happened and was recorded, it was ready."
Netflix played an important role in the success of Breaking Bad, which aired between 2008 and 2013. Cinematographer Michael Slovis stated at the time: “There was a period when Netflix was proud that more people watched Breaking Bad over there on AMC, ”the TV channel that aired the series. Gilligan, in turn, said that Netflix "kept us in the air."
With information: Engadget, CNET.