Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan took to The Colbert Report last night, and no, it is not to drum up buzz for an imminent return of the beloved AMC drama. He was most likely on the show because the host is a fan like most people in the industry which is certainly fine by us. The night’s appearance served as a little debriefing in regards to the progress being made on the show’s final eight episodes.
Gilligan confirmed the plan is for a Summer 2013 runoff to the series’ conclusion and that things will end badly for these characters. He alluded to this being a possibility before, but now it would appear this has moved on to an inevitability. To back up that sentiment, the showrunner just informed the audience that writing is already underway meaning he has some semblance of what is going to happen. Continue Reading
Since his move to TBS, Conan O’Brien has become somewhat of a champion of cable programming. While this was not really surprising considering he was now a member of the Turner Broadcasting family, it was a bit shocking that he would extend out invites to actors who are not your typical talk show guests that reside in the depths of the channel lineup.
That said, he felt compelled to bring in the showrunner of Breaking Bad Vince Gilligan on the program last night mostly because his fandom of the Emmy-winning program. Topics of conversation included the series’ origins and of course writing these characters into corners. Apparently, there are a whole lot of times where they simply do not have a set plan and end up screwing the pooch a little to the point where they think they will have to go back and rework some stuff. Continue Reading