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Bryan Cranston, Fellow Actors Talk ‘Breaking Bad’ Series (video!)

Bryan Cranston and other cast members talk about the end of their series Breaking Bad in a new video.

Bryan Cranston and other cast members talk about the end of their series Breaking Bad in a new video.

Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul and other actors talk about the end of their ground-breaking series “Breaking Bad,” which wrapped its run on Sunday. The show, which began as a cult classic, ended with accolades and the series finale lived up to its hype.

Cranston, who starred as high school chemistry teacher Walter White, led off the discussion about the show’s end and what it meant to the cast and crew.

Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt and creator and executive producer Vince Gilligan also provided their insights.

“If we do our jobs right as actors, we fully invest emotionally, intellectually, and physically into what we’re doing,” says Cranston, who is best known for comedy roles in television sit-com “Malcolm in the Middle” (2000-2006), “Seinfeld,” (Dr. Tim Whatley) and as a guest star in a slew of other shows.

“A week ago today, I was saying goodbye to this wonderful cast and crew,” added Gilligan. “It was very sobering, very touching.”

Like many of the cast members, Gunn, who played Skyler White, Walter’s long-suffering wife, was shocked at the way the show took off.

“We started out not knowing if anyone would watch the show about this chemistry teacher who turns to making crystal meth,” she says. “We had no idea if we would get on the air; we had no idea if anyone would watch the show.”

The 57-year-old actor adds that White was the role of his life. “I’ve never had a better role than Walter White, and I don’t think I ever will. It’s just that profound,” he says.

Gilligan was widely credited for supremely bringing “Breaking Bad” to an end that tied up all of the series’ loose ends in a way that HBO’s “The Supranos” and the just ended series “Dexter” failed to do.

And the killing off of the show’s iconic anti-hero has produced nary a ripple of discontent.

Check out the video below and let us know your thoughts. It’s a fitting tribute to the series. Follow TheImproper on Twitter for the latest television and movie news.


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