It's also rumoured that the project has been given the working title of "Greenbier".
Aaron Paul - Jesse Pinkman - has joined the cast of Westworld which has yet to begin production on the third season.
"We are happy to welcome "Greenbrier" and Sony Studios to New Mexico", said New Mexico State Film Office Director Nick Maniatis.
"Greenbrier", a film focusing on a man who escaped after being kidnapped and his subsequent path to freedom, will begin production later this month and continue into February, the Albuquerque Journal reported Tuesday. How Cranston's meth king character Walter White would factor into such a story is unclear (as White died in the finale).
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It's not clear if the movie is intended for television or theatrical release, though Lincoln's spin-off trilogy is notably bound for AMC.
From acclaimed writer, producer, director Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad was produced by Sony Pictures Television with Mark Johnson (Gran Via) and Michelle MacLaren serving as executive producers.
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston confirmed the news when he called into the Dan Patrick Show.
Gilligan has previously stated that he left Jesse's story open on objective so that fans could decide what would actually happen to him after the series ended.
And this idea, from what I'm told, gets into those... Would this be another prequel in the vein of the phenomenal AMC series Better Call Saul?
The last episode of Breaking Bad may have happened back in 2013, but it appears that the story isn't over yet. It could have - and probably would have - been canceled without Netflix helping fans discover the show.