Storyboard: Vince Gilligan on Cooking Up Breaking Bad’s Killer Drama
Vince Gilligan’s AMC drama Breaking Bad stars Bryan Cranston as a high school chemistry teacher turned drug dealer. Gilligan says he pitched the show by telling AMC: "You take Mr. Chips and turn him into Scarface."
Vince Gilligan created the Emmy Award-winning drama Breaking Bad, starring Bryan Cranston as a high-school chemistry teacher who becomes a meth dealer to secure his family’s finances. Gilligan tells David Bianculli why he chose Cranston for the role â and why he thinks Breaking Bad is different from every other show on TV.