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Breaking Bad Actors, Writers Team Up 'in Solidarity'

'Better Call Saul' team members also join picket line as Hollywood strikes continue

(Newser) - A familiar group of faces popped up on the picket line Tuesday outside of Sony Pictures Studios: cast members from the AMC hits Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, per the Hollywood Reporter . Bryan "Walter White" Cranston was there, as were Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman), Jesse Plemons (Todd Alquist),...

In 2026, Bryan Cranston Won't 'Be Taking Phone Calls'

Actor says he'll hit pause, at least, on working—perhaps in a French village

(Newser) - Bryan Cranston doesn't see himself slowing down. Instead, the actor plans a clean break in 2026, NBC News reports. "It's not going to be like, 'Oh, I'll read and see what I'm going to do,'" Cranston told British GQ magazine. "No,...

Another Big Star Had COVID, Donates 'Liquid Gold'

Bryan Cranston of 'Breaking Bad' offers up his plasma to help virus patients fight the disease

(Newser) - He became famous for Breaking Bad, but don't expect Bryan Cranston to be breaking social-distancing protocol anytime soon. That's because the 64-year-old actor knows all too well how easy it is to contract COVID-19: He's what Rolling Stone calls one of the "lucky celebrities" who've...

Actress' Historic Win Is a Tonys Highlight

Ali Stroker uses a wheelchair

(Newser) - Hadestown, the brooding musical about the underworld, had a heavenly night at the Tony Awards, winning eight trophies Sunday, including best new musical and handing a rare win for a female director of a musical. Playwright Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman was crowned best play. In the four lead actor...

Bryan Cranston Responds to Backlash Over Disabled Role

'Breaking Bad' star takes flak for playing quadriplegic in 'The Upside'

(Newser) - Bryan Cranston has been getting some backlash for his role as a man with quadriplegia in The Upside, but he's not apologizing. Though the Breaking Bad star said the subject was "worthy for debate," he noted, "As actors we're asked to play other people. ... If...

Bryan Cranston Has Surprising Message for Anti-Trumpers

It's OK to not like him, but if you're rooting for him to fail: 'F--- you'

(Newser) - Bryan Cranston is no fan of President Trump , but he has a message for those rooting for the POTUS to fail: "To that person I would say, f--- you. Why would you want that? So you can be right?" Cranston, while discussing his role as a former Marine in...

Why Him? 'Not Funny, Not Funny, Not Funny, Not Funny'
Why Him? 'Not Funny, Not
Funny, Not Funny, Not Funny'
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Why Him? 'Not Funny, Not Funny, Not Funny, Not Funny'

The reviews aren't good for Bryan Cranston and James Franco

(Newser) - "Maybe just see Rogue One again" seems to be the consensus from those who sat through holiday comedy Why Him?, which opens Friday. The Bryan Cranston and James Franco vehicle from a co-writer of Meet the Parents is currently 40% rotten on Rotten Tomatoes . Here's what critics are...

Toys R Us: Breaking Bad Dolls on 'Sabbatical'

Meth-dealing action figures pulled after petition

(Newser) - Bad news for Breaking Bad fans: Toys R Us has decided to pull a range of dolls based on the series—which came complete with bags of meth and cash—after a petition started by a Florida mom gained more than 9,000 signatures. The retailer tells the AP that...

5 Actors Whose TV Debuts Were Awful

Including Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, and more

(Newser) - These 10 actors rounded up by The Stir may have gone on to become big names, but their TV debuts were less than stellar:
  • Jim Carrey: Nope, he didn't get his start on In Living Color, he got it on The Duck Factory, a show about a young animator

Best Moments From the Emmys
 Best Moments From the Emmys 

Best Moments From the Emmys

Big kiss for Louis-Dreyfus, big win for 'Colborg Report'

(Newser) - People are talking about the Emmy Awards on a Tuesday morning instead of a Monday because "this year we're doing the Emmys on a Monday night in August—which, if I understand television, means the Emmys are about to get canceled," quipped host Seth Meyers. Some of...

Ty Burrell Wins Night's First Emmy
 Breaking Bad
 Modern Family 
 Grab Top Emmys 
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Breaking Bad, Modern Family Grab Top Emmys

They win best drama, best comedy series

(Newser) - Seth Meyers opened tonight's Emmy Awards with quite a few jokes about the fact that the ceremony was held on a Monday night rather than a Sunday night before opening things up to the first presenter: none other than Amy Poehler, who handed out the night's first award,...

Bryan Cranston Teases About Breaking Bad Bombshell

He plays along with crazy theory on Walter White

(Newser) - Bryan Cranston is out plugging his new movie, Godzilla, and if his goal is to generate headlines, then job well done. Except he did it with a reference not to the action flick but to Breaking Bad, notes Time . (Anyone months behind on their Netflix viewing should stop reading now....

Godzilla : as Good as Jaws ?
 Godzilla: as Good as Jaws

Godzilla: as Good as Jaws?

Mostly good reviews for this beast of a revival

(Newser) - The Godzilla franchise enters its seventh decade and there's plenty of building-smashing to go around. But does the beast also have a sensitive side? Director Gareth Edwards shows there's more to the monster in this latest Godzilla flick, starring Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen. How does he do?...

McConaughey, Hustle Win at SAGs
 Hustle Win at SAGs 

McConaughey, Hustle Win at SAGs

Awards season is beginning to look sort of set

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey and American Hustle are beginning to make the Oscars look sort of inevitable, adding Screen Actors Guild Awards wins last night to their Golden Globes . McConaughey again took home the lead actor award for Dallas Buyers Club, which also earned Jared Leto a best supporting actor award, while...

Jennifer Lawrence Wins First Golden Globe of the Night
 Here Are Your 
 Golden Globes 
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Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Big winners: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Breaking Bad

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes tonight , and then it was on to the awards:
  • Best supporting actress in a motion picture: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie: Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Best TV miniseries or movie:

Anthony Hopkins Wrote Bryan Cranston an Amazing Letter

Let's just say Hopkins enjoyed 'Breaking Bad'

(Newser) - The latest proof that celebrities are just like us: Anthony Hopkins binge-watched Breaking Bad over a period of two weeks, and to say he was impressed is a bit of an understatement. Upon finishing the last episode, around midnight on a recent evening, Hopkins immediately dashed off an email to...

Your Next Lex Luthor: Bryan Cranston
 Your Next 
 Lex Luthor: 
 Bryan Cranston 
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Your Next Lex Luthor: Bryan Cranston

'Breaking Bad' star has reportedly signed deal for at least 6 appearances

(Newser) - Well, this bit of Man of Steel casting news is likely to be better received than the last one . In a report from Cosmic Book News earlier this week just picked up by Rolling Stone , sources say Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad will play Lex Luthor. Cranston is set to...

Daft Punk Snubs Colbert ... Then Things Get Awesome

...or, more accurately, things 'Get Lucky'

(Newser) - Stephen Colbert scored a major coup in snagging so-hot-this-summer Daft Punk to appear on his show last night . Except the duo bailed (apparently at 2pm Monday) because of some legalese related to their upcoming "surprise" MTV Video Music Awards appearance that prevented them from showing up on TV before...

Critics' Choice Award Fails to Actually Choose Best Drama

'Breaking Bad,' 'Game of Thrones' tie for the win

(Newser) - What's the best drama on TV? Is it the darkly personal Breaking Bad ? Or perhaps the epic and blood-soaked Game of Thrones? According to the less-than-aptly-named Critics' Choice Awards, the answer is both. The pair tied for Best Drama, beating out The Americans, Downton Abbey, The Good Wife,...

Argo Snags Top Prize at SAG Awards

Affleck's CIA thriller continues awards sweep despite Oscar diss

(Newser) - Ben Affleck's Argo is heading into the Oscars with huge momentum, after taking the top prize at last night's Screen Actors Guild Awards. The thriller about a 1980 CIA plan to rescue hostages in Iran took the Best Ensemble prize, adding to prizes including Best Drama and Best...

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