It's also not yet clear if the original cast is back - though it's hard to imagine any Breaking Bad film without series stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, both of whom have repeatedly said in interviews they'd be down for returning to the franchise (presumably on spin-off Better Call Saul).
It's also rumoured that the project has been given the working title of "Greenbier".
The New Mexico Film Office confirmed that a Sony production under that name will start filming in Albuquerque - where the original series was filmed - later this month, right up until February, 2019.
"Breaking Bad" revolved around White, a stressed high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with lung cancer.
It wasn't immediately clear if the film would be televised on AMC, where the series was first shown, or in movie theaters. The upcoming film will apparently be a sequel of sorts, and it will follow the events that happened with Pinkman after the show's final episode.
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Camera IconEmmy Award-winning television series Breaking Bad had its finale in 2013.
The movie "will be set in the existing Breaking Bad franchise", according to sources. Intriguingly, he teased that the movie may feature a couple of characters whose story arcs were not seen through completion. "If ['Breaking Bad' creator] Vince Gilligan asked me to do it, sure, absolutely, yeah". We don't know if it's a continuation of the original series, or a prequel, or a spinoff.
The New Mexico film industry and Sony Pictures Television have worked together on both "Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul". While Bryan Cranston's work is tremendous, it's time to let Walt rest.
He said: "I love that guy [Jesse] so much". There are certain limitations on continuing their stories from the show, as anyone who watched Breaking Bad no doubt realizes.