SXSW: Better Call Saul Los Pollos Hermanos Pop-Up

During the SXSW Conference just about anything can happen, and that anything includes fictional restaurants you never imagined you’d get to visit. In the past we’ve seen Big Kahuna Burger from Pulp Fiction, but this year we were treated to Los Pollos Hermanos. If you aren’t familiar with this famous chicken restaurant then you must not be familiar with Breaking Bad or its prequel spin-off show Better Call Saul that brought it too SXSW. We get to take part in a special press day where the show’s star, Bob Odenkirk who plays Saul, and returning star Giancarlo Esposito who plays the drug dealing owner of the restaurant Gus, were present. Check out our pictures from the event below!

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Breaking Bad Director to Helm Some of The Walking Dead?

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I’m in the same boat as the writer of this article, in that I’ve never really watched Breaking Bad to be able to alk about it, or Michelle MacLaren for that matter. However, I can also admit that I know the series is in extremely high regard, and I can respect that.

What I can say is that I am indeed a big fan of zombies, and the comic book series, The Walking Dead, of which AMC’s new series of the same name is based on. In the series, writer/creator Robert Kirkman paints an amazing picture of a post-Apocalyptic world overrun by zombies with more skill than just about anyone else. This is done both through the world created and his amazingly deep characters that you grow to love. As such, the news that, at least one of the directors for the 6 episodes ordered for the first season, other then the already announced lead director Frank Darabont, is from Breaking Bad. Again, as I’m not a fan of the show I can’t talk about her episodes, but I know the characters are the heart of that show as well so I have hope. It is good to see AMC sharing talent from one of their great shows to help with another as well. You can follow the link of this post to the source article and likely find her credits to Breaking Bad posted in the comments section by /Film users if you like, otherwise feel free to just reblog this.

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