Interestingly, the sources said that Netflix would have first-run rights for the movie, but that it would still air on AMC later. Gilligan acknowledged the streamer's contribution in his acceptance speech for the series' first best drama series Emmy win in 2013. It has been previously reported, however, that the film would star Aaron Paul and would follow his character-Jesse Pinkman-in the aftermath of the events of the original series finale.
And now it looks like it will be aired on Netflix, according to Deadline.More news: Grammys 2019: Chris Cornell’s children accept posthumous award
"I don't know if there's an appearance - flashbacks, flash forwards - but I'm excited about it because it's Breaking Bad and it was the greatest professional period of my life and I can't wait to see all those people again, even if I just come by to visit".
You'll note that the word "theatrical" isn't getting tossed around here, so it seems all but guaranteed we'll only be watching the Breaking Bad movie (or the follow-up series, if that's the route they choose to go) via our televisions. Gilligan will both write and direct the film, and he'll be joined by producers Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein.
The report also claims that the script is being shot as a feature-length movie, although this is yet to be confirmed.More news: Morgan Stanley to buy Canadian employee stock manager for $900 mln
The original series ran for five seasons and quickly became a TV phenomenon, spawning the successful prequel series, Better Call Saul, both of which have aired on AMC with an SVOD window on Netflix.
Per the New Mexico Film Office, a film titled "Greenbrier" was scheduled to film in Albuquerque from November to mid-February.More news: Apple accused over app for Saudi men to track wives