When it’s time for the Breaking Bad movie to premiere, Netflix will be the first ones who knock.
The streaming service will be releasing the upcoming Breaking Bad film, which will also air on AMC, The Hollywood Reporter reported Wednesday. Interestingly, though, the report says that Netflix will actually have first-run rights, meaning the movie would premiere on Netflix prior to its airing on AMC.
This is a major get for Netflix, which currently streams Breaking Bad but previously debuted episodes after they aired for the first time on AMC. Deadline notes that creator Vince Gilligan in the past has thanked Netflix for Breaking Bad’s success, as its presence there helped the show attract legions of fans who were able to binge it and catch up between seasons.
We don’t yet know a lot about the Breaking Bad movie, but the Reporter confirms previous reporting that it will be a sequel to the original series and will revolve around Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman and his “quest for freedom” after being kidnapped. Gilligan is expected to write and direct it, but the film doesn’t yet have a release date.
Source:: The Week – Lifestyle