Ever since the news broke late last year that a Breaking Bad movie was in the works, fans have been waiting for any details or clues as to what the film could be about.
There's been no shortage of speculation and theories, with many believing the movie to take place after the events of the series, which ended in 2013.
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Assuming that these rumors are true, it would basically exclude Bryan Cranston from participating since his character, Walter White, supposedly didn't live past the series finale.
But both Cranston and Aaron Paul, who plays Cranston's trusty apprentice/business partner of sorts, Jesse Pinkman, ramped up speculation to a fever pitch on Tuesday after they both tweeted out the same cryptic image of two donkeys.
Soon https://t.co/BN93cV0Swi— Bryan Cranston (@Bryan Cranston) 1561482124.0
Soon https://t.co/V6XUTE1sRh— Aaron Paul (@Aaron Paul) 1561482120.0
But what could it all mean??
Well, a few things for starters.
The fact that Cranston even tweeted at all lends some credence to the theory that he does, in fact, appear in the film.
But in what capacity, we're not exactly sure.
Fans have some guesses, though.
@aaronpaul_8 Aaron Paul movie, with flashbacks of Walter White— Jotacé (@Jotacé) 1561482342.0
@huckleburied_ @Mu_sama @BryanCranston It's the sequel film of Breaking Bad. Yes, Cranston will return too. We don'… https://t.co/wxphmSu6xu— Patrick Betar (@Patrick Betar) 1561482585.0
Another popular theory is that we might get more Walt and Jesse on our TVs, in the form of some sort of guest appearance on AMC's Breaking Bad spinoff prequel Better Call Saul.
@BryanCranston @ChainsawReacts Wait...are we gonna see Walt teaching Jesse in Season 5 of Better Call Saul? https://t.co/IUbGXPKjGv— Waseem🔰Karodia (@Waseem🔰Karodia) 1561483231.0
@mrsfcbayern @BryanCranston Appearance in Better Call Saul's next season?— Aniket Choudhari (@Aniket Choudhari) 1561483517.0
Both Cranston and Paul have expressed interest in appearing on the show in the past, so it's definitely not out of the realm of possibility.
For all we know, the tweets are about an unrelated project that the two actors are both appearing in.
However, Breaking Bad writer and Better Call Saul showrunner Peter Gould responded to the tweet with a "looking forward to this," so that kind of speaks for itself.
Looking forward to this. https://t.co/tiep2BTeI8— Peter Gould (@Peter Gould) 1561482693.0
But what about those donkeys?
Well, Breaking Bad is about drugs, so...
@aaronpaul_8 A couple of drug mules?— Jason O'Malley (@Jason O'Malley) 1561482254.0
But I like this theory better.
@aaronpaul_8 breaking bad 2 is confirmed, donkeys replacing walter white and jesse pinkman— bob (@bob) 1561482428.0
Twitter certainly had a field day with it all.
@dylancoxtv @BryanCranston Breaking Burro— bonespurious clamium (@bonespurious clamium) 1561482741.0
@BryanCranston Los burros hermanos— Martín Gran DIO (@Martín Gran DIO) 1561482677.0
@BryanCranston OMG are you and Aaron Paul going to voice Donkey’s in Pixar’s first adult-themed, drug-fueled animated flick?— James Kosur (@James Kosur) 1561501964.0
@BryanCranston https://t.co/pDT0h33lLp— Fandom (@Fandom) 1561485351.0
With the details of the film being kept closely under wraps, it's doubtful we'll hear anything that confirms or denies any of the speculation.
But at least we have the assurance that something is coming "soon."
So for now, we patiently wait.
Well, as patiently as can be expected.
@BryanCranston I don't know what it means but I'm excited https://t.co/pnhuc6YvA2— Juan Alvarado (@Juan Alvarado) 1561492776.0
@aaronpaul_8 HOW SOON AARON I’M HAVING A WHACK ATTACK OVER HERE @BryanCranston— Shay Fitz (@Shay Fitz) 1561483401.0