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RJ Mitte planning music career

December 27th, 2013 12:20pm EST
RJ Mitte
'Breaking Bad' star RJ Mitte wants to start a music career.
The 21-year-old actor - who played the character of lead actor Bryan Cranston's son, Walter Jr., in the recently concluded hit TV series - has aspirations to record some of his own songs and has been brushing up on his instrumental skills.
RJ - who has cerebral palsy - told BANG Showbiz: "I'm working on it right now, I'm learning guitar, I'm learning piano.
"I have a little bit of an issue, I have one good hand, the other hand is a little stiff and rigid, but I'm getting control over it.
"I love music, at one point I had close ...
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Vince Gilligan to make acting debut on Community

November 4th, 2013 8:30pm EST
Vince Gilligan
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is set to make his acting debut on U.S. TV show Community.

Gilligan will play a gold digger who helps to escalate a fight between Alison Brie and Danny Pudi's characters, according to EW.com.

The episode featuring Gilligan has already been filmed and will air next year (14).

Gilligan is following in the footsteps of Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks, who joined Community for an 11-episode arc in the upcoming fifth season, which premieres on 2 January (14).

Incidentally, another Breaking Bad alum, Anna Gunn, also announced on Monday (04Nov13) that she ...
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What's Next For 'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan? Walnut Dioramas

October 2nd, 2013 1:27pm EDT
Vince Gilligan
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is planning on laying low now that his hit show has concluded.

The director/producer is reportedly going to produce new series "Battle Creek" for CBS, but for now he has something else up his sleeve: Walnut Dioramas.

Gilligan announced the project on Conan O'Brien's show last week, revealing that he'll now dedicate his career "to creating hand crafted walnut dioramas".

Gilligan's creations include "nuts about fishing", golfer Greg Norman -- two under par, and the "Breaking Bad" cast. He even says the possibilities for his creations are "obviously limit...
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'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Lead 2013 Emmy Awards

September 23rd, 2013 7:31am EDT
Breaking Bad
'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' were the big winners at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night.

The critically acclaimed Bryan Cranston-starring show - which is due to conclude later this month after five seasons - was lauded with the night's top prize for Best Drama and actress Anna Gunn, who plays Skyler White, added to the accolades with a Best Supporting Actress trophy.

Show creator and writer Vince Gilligan admitted he didn't expect the victory as he took the stage at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

He said: "I did not see this coming. I thought this was going to be '...
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Bryan Cranston celebrating double win as charity drive smashes target

July 18th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Bryan Cranston
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston celebrated a double win on Thursday (18Jul13) as his charity drive smashed its target goal on the same day he received an Emmy nomination for his performance in the hit TV drama.

The actor, who plays chemistry teacher-turned-drug lord Walter White in the show, received an Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series nod when the Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced, but he was equally thrilled to discover that his fundraising initiative had passed its $250,000 (£161,290) goal by $25,000 (£16,129).

Cranston set up a competition for two fans to win a ...
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Breaking Bad spin-off in the works

May 31st, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Breaking Bad
The creator of TV hit Breaking Bad is cooking up plans to reboot the show in a spin-off series.

The popular drama, which stars Bryan Cranston as a disillusioned school chemistry teacher who turns to making drugs to pay for his cancer treatment, will come to an end later this year (13) following the conclusion of season five in the autumn (13).

However, the show's creator, Vince Gilligan, has revealed he is working on a spin-off centred on Bob Odenkirk's shifty lawyer character Saul Goodman.

Gilligan insists he hasn't agreed a deal to bring the spin-off to TV, but he is devoting all his f...
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