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The Pirates Of Caribbean Reboot Will Reportedly Follow Another Character From The Ride

The first Pirates of the Caribbean film took a lot of inspiration from the ride, mostly in the form of making skeleton pirates a major part of the story. Following the franchise’s success, many of the characters from the films became part of the ride itself. Now, it appears that Disney may be going back to the ride to look for new inspiration, as a new rumor indicates that the ride’s newest character, the female pirate Redd, may be replacing Captain Jack in the rumored reboot.

This is only a rumor, and thus sodium chloride should be applied liberally to the situation, but HN Entertainment claims that, while certainly, no script is finished, and thus things may change, the studio is interested in seeing the reboot focus on Redd, the character born of the ride’s most recent refurbishment.

Disneyland attractions go through many changes over the years and the Pirates of the Caribbean ride is certainly no exception. The vignette to see changes most recently involved the “bride auction.” The sequence showed women, who had been captured from a recently looted town, being put up for sale to the highest bidder. The moment captured in the ride saw a large round woman on the auction block, though she was being entirely ignored in favor of a shapely redhead in the line.

The new scene sees the same redhead (though she actually looks quite different by virtue of being a new, more advanced, audio-animatronic) now as a pirate herself. Her name is Redd, and in addition to being part of the ride, she’s actually become a character who walks around New Orleans Square at Disneyland so fans can get pictures with her.

She looks pretty awesome in the ride and seeing her at the wheel of a pirate ship with an epic score playing in the background is a picture that paints itself. I’m looking forward to the trailer already.

There are several reasons why, even though this is a rumor, there’s a certain amount of logic to it. The first is that, well, I suggested Redd specifically as one option for the reboot. Although, I really do still like the idea of bringing back Zoe Saldana’s character from the original film as well. Maybe a female pirate buddy movie?

Anchoring the reboot movie in something from the ride makes sense, but the previous franchise did a lot of mining of the ride already, and that, combined with the parts of the ride that have changed because of the films, means there isn’t a lot left in the ride that isn’t already part of the movies. The change to Redd that has occurred at Disneyland and Walt Disney World has only happened in about the last year, so it’s one of the few parts of the ride that could be used that hasn’t been done already.

It also makes a lot of sense to make the protagonist of the reboot female. Disney has seen a lot of success with female-led movies of late and changing the gender of the hero in the reboot has the added benefit of separating the new film from the previous five in a major way. Any male pirate hero is going to be immediately compared to Captain Jack Sparrow, but Redd would be harder to compare and so it would be easier for her to stand on her own.

Disney is also all about the corporate synergy and the company’s ability to tie its movie and theme park businesses together is unparalleled. The fact that Disney made Redd a walk around character at Disneyland at the same time that the new part of the ride opened shows that Disney wants to make Redd a popular character. They see this character as somebody who can be successful, and so making a movie about her, which will help promote the theme park, which can, in turn, promote the movie, is just about the most Disney move that there is.

Of course, at this point, it needs to be remembered that, not only is the idea of Redd being the new hero a rumor, technically, this entire movie is. While it has been reported that Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have been in talks with Disney to helm the reboot, neither side has confirmed that said talks have taken place. Even the reports that have surfaced don’t contend that the talks have actually been successful, which means that we’re a long way away from knowing for sure where this franchise is going.

The one thing that we can be pretty sure of is that the franchise is going to go somewhere. While the Pirates of the Caribbean movies haven’t been the most warmly reviewed in recent years, they’ve had no problem finding an audience, and so it’s difficult to imagine that Disney would just let the brand go into hibernation. If Disney isn’t able to come to terms with Reese and Wernick the studio is likely to just go looking for somebody else to write the film.

Besides, maybe a reboot is exactly what the franchise needs? There’s nothing wrong with a good pirate movie, and even if you’re not a fan of the sequels, most would agree that Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a really fun movie. There’s nothing wrong with the idea of a Pirates of the Caribbean movie, it just clearly has needed something in recent years that has been missing.

While this is pretty far from confirmed at this point, I’m obviously in favor of the idea and would love to see it all become a reality just like this. If Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese can write a hilarious, but still action-packed, superhero movie, they can certainly do the same thing for a pirate movie, and starting off with a clean slate and all-new characters would give them the freedom to get everything just right. I’ll always love Captain Jack Sparrow, but I’m ready to see Captain Redd.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Ending Explained

Consider these words a protection spell and turn back now if you haven’t seen Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. This article is packed with SPOILERS but feel free to come back when you have seen it!

Remember the good old days when the Harry Potter films would sentimentally end on a comfy train home or a set of hopeful words between the beloved trio of friends? Considering the jaw-dropping twists and turns the Fantastic Beasts franchise has left us with, J.K. Rowling is taking us on a completely different journey this time around.

Wait… What Happened?

Turns out the center of Crimes of Grindelwald was Credence Barebone’s (Ezra Miller) search to find his true lineage. It sets it up in right away when we catch up with Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) at the Ministry of Magic and he is asked to find and kill Credence, which he of course turns down. Credence played a key role in Fantastic Beasts when he was introduced as a wizard adopted by the leader of an anti-witchcraft group and frequently abused by her. This turned him into an Obscurial, which is a child who represses their dark magical energy into a dark parasitic force.

Each of the main characters have a stake in finding Credence, as he is rumored by many to be capable of defeating Albus Dumbledore and also believed to be the long lost brother of Leta Lestrange (Zoe Kravitz), Corvus. Once all the characters cross paths by the third act of the film, Leta unveils a dark secret she has as to why he cannot possibly be her brother. When she was a kid, she couldn’t stand her brother Corvus’ cries while on a ship to America and she swapped him with baby Credence. But while Credence lay safely next to Leta after the swap, Corvus fell into the Ocean and drowned in front of her eyes.

Credence’s quest to find his family posed the perfect way for Grindelwald to lure the Obscurial to him, confidently aware the powerful young wizard will listen and eventually join him as he tried to track him down. After Grindelwald holds a gathering to persuade wizards to rise up against muggles, Credence makes his way to Grindelwald to join him. The dark wizard gives his just what he desires and reveals his true name as Aurelius Dumbledore, the fourth and unheard of brother to Albus.

More Dumbledores?

Albus Dumbledore tells Newt early in the film that phoenixes tend to present themselves to members of his family in times of need. As we know from the Harry Potter books and movies, Albus’ animal companion is a phoenix named Fawkes later in life. Credence has a baby raven following him around, symbolizing his potential lineage to the Lestranges as the bird is the family’s crest. At the end of the Fantastic Beasts sequel, Grindelwald reveals it to be a phoenix, describing it as his “birthright” along with his family name.

Now, here’s where things get a little messy. In the books, Aurelius Dumbledore is never once mentioned and Albus is said to have one brother named Aberforth and a sister named Ariana. According to the timeline of Albus Dumbledore’s parents as described in J.K. Rowling’s books, his mother Kendra died in an explosion in 1899 and his father Percival was sent to Azkaban for life in 1890. With Credence supposedly 18 years old in the first film set in 1926, he would have been born in 1908. It just doesn’t add up unless Percival met another woman in prison or Rowling is downright ignoring her own timeline.

Another possible conclusion is that Grindelwald is lying to poor Credence to get what he wants from him. It is convenient that the young wizard is said to be the only one who can stop Albus Dumbledore and he could have a bone to pick about whoever abandoned him as a child. Grindelwald pointing all fingers in Albus’ direction as the one to blame is a clever position for the dark wizard to take and he is established as a villain with a knack for persuasion.

What Does It Mean for Fantastic Beasts 3?

It’s safe to say Crimes of Grindelwald will have an immense effect on what happens next for the main characters and the war ahead. Whether Credence is the brother of Albus Dumbledore, the reveal sets up some interesting stakes for the battle at hand and the relationship between Grindelwald and Dumbledore. Gellert Grindelwald has acquired exactly what he intended on to defeat his rival. However, thanks to a sneaky niffler, Dumbledore and the gang has the blood pact the pair made that stops the both from directly going against one another and Newt and Dumbledore are determined to find a way to destroy it.

The most important take away from the end of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is that this is going to perhaps be a dirty and more complicated fight than we expected. As shown in a short exchange between Dumbledore and Leta, his sister’s accidental death is a regret for him, so proof of another sibling would be a poignant truth to learn, especially if he is pitted against him. It could also be a family secret that Grindelwald and Dumbledore know of and uses it to jab and weaken him. As shown in the Mirror of Erised, Gellert Grindelwald is Albus Dumbledore’s desperate desire, so the villain has more than one hold on him going into the third installment.

While J.K. Rowling’s lore makes it clear that Dumbledore will reign victorious against Grindelwald, the big reveal has her entering uncharted territory and potentially rewriting her own wizarding world history. All our questions will have to wait until Fantastic Beasts 3 comes to theaters on November 20, 2020.

The Best Gift Ideas Under $25 for Everyone on Your List

As far as holiday gift ideas go, the real question isn’t always what to buy, but more what to spend. How much should we really be dropping on that distant relative who sent you a surprise present last year and now you have to reciprocate? Or the friend of a friend you pulled for Secret Santa? Or someone who you actually adore but can’t blow your entire holiday budget on? The answer is $25 or less. Yes, really.

Twenty-five bucks is the perfect amount to spend because it won’t burn a hole in your pocket but it’s also enough to snag a gift that isn’t terrible. Anything but! From Ganni socks to glitter nail polish to some face crystals (a real thing) read on for the best gift ideas under $25 this holiday season.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Just Revealed the Name of Their Daughter—and It’s Beautiful

There’s nothing like surprise celebrity baby news to brighten up a day. On Thursday, November 8, Gabrielle Union took to social media to announce that she and her husband, NBA star Dwyane Wade, were the proud parents to a new baby girl. Their child was born the day before, November 7, via a surrogate.

Union has been extremely open about her struggles with infertility in the past, but the couple had kept the surrogacy private until she posted pictures of herself and Wade snuggling their new daughter. In the caption Union wrote, “A LOVELY DAY. We are sleepless and delirious but so excited to share that our miracle baby arrived last night via surrogate and 11/7 will forever be etched in our hearts as the most loveliest of all the lovely days. Welcome to the party sweet girl! #onelastdance #skintoskin @dwyanewade”

See the happy announcement below:

On Thursday, November 15, Wade revealed the name of their daughter: Kaavia James Union Wade.

The couple are already parents to Wade’s sons Zaire and Zion, from a previous relationship, and help raise Wade’s nephew Zahveon, and they’ve spoken publicly about the desire to have a child together. That wasn’t always the case, though. “I never wanted kids,” she said. “Then I became a stepmom, and there was no place I’d rather be than with them.”

In her book We’re Going to Need More Wine, Union opened up about her IVF treatments and revealed she had multiple miscarriages. “I have had eight or nine miscarriages,” she wrote. “For three years, my body has been a prisoner of trying to get pregnant—I’ve either been about to go into an IVF cycle, in the middle of an IVF cycle, or coming out of an IVF cycle.” But she noted that she and Wade “remain bursting with love and ready to do anything to meet the child we’ve both dreamed of.”

Now they have their “miracle baby,” and celebrities and fans alike could not be happier for the couple. “What a blessing!!! I am so happy for you guys!!!” Janelle Monáe commented on Union’s post. And director Ava Duvernay wrote, “How wonderful!” See just a few reactions, below:

Wade’s team, the Miami Heat, also weighed in and already have a baby gift ready.

Many congratulations to the happy family! We can’t wait to hear her name and see more photos.

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5 Awesome Disney Rides That Absolutely Need Their Own Movies

The Disney parks have always featured rides based on the beloved films from the storied animation studio and as time has gone on corporate synergy has seen rides based on movies become the default over original concepts. Yet in 2002, Disney chose to take things in the opposite direction, using one of its rides not based on a Disney film as inspiration for one. That film was The Country Bears.

That didn’t work out so well, but a year later Disney took an even more famous ride and made Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Five films and over $4.5 billion dollars later that decision looks like a wise one. The link between the Pirates of the Caribbean films and rides has become a symbiotic one as well, with Jack Sparrow and other movie elements showing up in the park attractions.

Disney has had a few misfires when it comes to ride-to-theatrical film adaptations at both Disney World and Disneyland, but the House of Mouse is hoping that lightning strikes again with 2020’s Jungle Cruise starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. Disney is also apparently rebooting the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

The Pirates reboot is a good idea and I’m all for more pirate movies, but Disney is already rebooting a property based on a ride that had recent movies when it still has plenty of other rides with untapped cinematic potential. Here are five awesome Disney rides that actually need movies.

Expedition Everest – Legend Of The Forbidden Mountain

Part of what sets Disney World rides apart from your standard amusement park fare is that they really try and tell a story. From the moment you get in line to the point when you exit through the gift shop, everything you see, hear and touch serves to immerse you in a narrative that enhances the ride experience. In few places is this better exemplified than Animal Kingdom’s Expedition Everest.

The queue takes guests from a travel agency, to a temple, to a Yeti museum all on their journey to climb Mount Everest, where they meet the mythical Abominable Snowman. All the while you feel a sense of wonder and mystery as your rational mind succumbs to your spiritual surroundings and opens itself up to the possibility that the Yeti is real. The bones of the story are already there in the ride; Disney just needs to flesh this story out for an adventure film.

What It Could Be About: The story could follow a group, perhaps even a family of mountaineers, seeking adventure on the world’s highest peak, who discover that avalanches, crevasse falls and exhaustion are not the only things you need to fear when exploring the wilder parts of the world.

The Enchanted Tiki Room

The Enchanted Tiki Room is the very first audio-animatronics show and one of Disney Park’s most enduring attractions. Adventureland’s musical show features a cast of tropical birds, colorful singing flowers and the mystical and powerful Tiki gods. The only potential pitfall with an Enchanted Tiki Room movie is its story could end up being close-ish to Disney’s own Moana.

What It Could Be About: Disney could do a couple of things to differentiate The Enchanted Tiki Room movie. One could be to do this movie in the live action realm. The Jungle Book has already shown how photo-realistic animals can still be made to talk in a “live action” setting and that same method could be used for the birds of the Tiki Room.

The story could also be kept smaller and mostly confined to the Tiki Room itself, perhaps focusing on the macaws José, Michael, Pierre and Fritz, with their constant banter back and forth providing an endless source of comedy. The film could also see them welcoming a new member to join the tropical serenade. Give the movie some great songs, stunning visuals and fun characters and the Tiki birds can soar on the big screen.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Of all the rides on this list, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is perhaps the easiest see as a movie franchise. Basically Disney can just take the basic formula of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, in terms of tone and style, and just plug in cowboys instead of pirates and boom, you’ve got a franchise.

What It Could Be About: While not directly communicated at the parks, the story of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is that in the late 19th century, gold was discovered on the titular mountain in the American Southwest, which gave rise to a mining town. But the land was sacred to the Native Americans and thus the gold was cursed. This led to natural disasters and the abandonment of the town. But the mine train was still cursed, running around the mountain through the night.

The Disney Kingdoms comic book sees the daughter of the greedy mine owner robbing her father’s gold amid the natural disasters and a movie could take a similar approach, mixing the cowboy type elements with the supernatural. Interestingly a pilot for a Big Thunder Mountain TV series was once ordered at ABC but that never went to series.

Maelstrom

An attraction we wish was still around is the lost and lamented Maelstrom. Once one of the only rides in EPCOT’s World Showcase, the Maelstrom was swept away in Elsa’s ice storm and Frozen Ever After now stands in its place in the Norway pavilion. This brilliant and quotable (“Disappear! Disappear!”) longboat ride took guests on a journey to discover Norway, exploring its history, culture and folklore.

What It Could Be About: Viking stuff tends to skew young like How to Train Your Dragon or very mature like History’s Vikings and I think there is a middle ground that a Maelstrom movie could slide into. I’d like to see a PG-13 Maelstrom movie featuring seafaring Vikings and huge trolls that maintains the fantastical and unbridled strangeness of the Maelstrom ride.

Trolls are part of Frozen but I’d like to see the larger trolls of Norwegian folklore realized onscreen on the scale Disney could achieve with modern special effects. Who doesn’t love Vikings, and the blend of action-adventure, fantasy and comedy that made the Pirates of the Caribbean films such a success could work just as well for a Maelstrom movie.

Journey Into Imagination

EPCOT‘s Journey into Imagination features Figment, who is probably the most recognizable character in a Disney park that doesn’t hail from one of the company’s movies. Figment, as in the figment of your imagination, takes guests on a journey to discover all that their imagination is capable of.

Figment is a recognizable and popular character, making it somewhat surprising that he doesn’t have a big screen movie already. Fortunately, our imaginations don’t have to work too hard to think of how the orange and purple dragon can make the transition. A feature film could draw inspiration from the original Journey into imagination and the Figment Marvel comic series under the Disney Kingdoms line.

What It Could Be About: The original ride featured a character called the Dreamfinder and the comic book explores the Dreamfinder and Figments relationship in a steampunk fantasy set in 1910 London. The Dreamfinder is initially a student and an inventor who brings his childhood imaginary friend to life. Through a series of events the two wind up in an alternate dimension of fascinating colors, sights and sounds. Disney could really go wild with imagination with a Journey into Imagination movie featuring the popular Figment in a psychedelic world.

BONUS: The Haunted Mansion

The first Haunted Mansion movie failed to capture the magic of its inspiration and was met with derision from critics and mostly apathy from moviegoers. Truthfully I’d like to see Disney take another crack at both The Haunted Mansion and Tomorrowland, but another Tomorrowland movie seems unlikely any time soon, if ever. A reboot based around The Haunted Mansion, however, seems inevitable.

The Haunted Mansion is a rich concept and one of Disney’s most popular rides so the company needs to take a mulligan on this one and it has at times seemed like that’s exactly what was going to happen. Guillermo del Toro has had his name attached to a Haunted Mansion reboot going all the way back to 2010 but it is unclear what is happening with the project at the moment.

What It Could Be About: Hopefully the Oscar-winner ultimately does make The Haunted Mansion because his sensibilities can deliver exactly what we want from a movie based on the Disney ride. The Haunted Mansion should be fun but also at least a little scary and weird and full of creepy creativity. It would also be served better as an action-adventure/horror film with comedic elements instead of leaning on the comedy as the first attempt did.

What Disney ride would you like to see adapted into a movie next?

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Imagine If Jackson Pollock Had Been a Florist

AS SOMEONE WHO works with flowers, I’m an unlikely fan of fall, but I love the sculptural look of blooms on their way out, the graceful plumes of grasses gone to seed.

Painted in the fall of 1950, Jackson Pollock’s “Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)”—the inspiration for this month’s arrangement—appears in “Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera,” an exhibit opening Dec. 17 at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The abstract expressionist’s limited palette evokes fall’s muted garden colors, and the lines of his dripped and splattered…

Cardi B Says She’s ‘Very Depressed’ That She Can’t Stop Losing Weight Since Giving Birth

Cardi B recently opened up about some post-pregnancy body changes she’s struggling with. On Thursday, November 15, the Bronx-born rapper went on Instagram Live and shared that she’s been “very depressed” because she’s lost so much weight since the birth of her daughter, Kulture, this July.

“I’ve been very depressed because I cannot stop losing weight,” Cardi said in the video. “And it’s so crazy because when I first gave birth, I did everything to lose my baby weight. I was drinking Teami so it could curb my appetite and now that I lost all the baby weight in my stomach and in my arms and in my face, now I want to gain weight, but now I can’t gain weight because I have a terrible appetite. I can literally go 24 hours without eating.”

She went on to add that part of this discomfort with her weight loss has to do with her past. “I used to look too skinny as a teenager, and I used to hate it and I hate it now,” she said. “It’s been really depressing me, making me sad.”

It’s not the first time Cardi has spoken candidly about how she’s dealing with motherhood. Earlier this year, she dropped out of a high-profile tour alongside Bruno Mars, citing her new baby as the reason. “I also thought that I’d be able to bring [Kulture Kiari] with me on tour,” she explained. “But I think I underestimated this whole mommy thing.”

Still, learning to balance her baby and her career hasn’t stopped Cardi from continuing to dominate the music industry. Her first performance after giving birth stole the show at the 2018 AMAs, and she even dropped a few bars on an explosive new song that features Selena Gomez. She also just landed a role on Netflix’s upcoming hip hop competition series and launched a collection with Fashion Nova.

Cardi may be figuring some things out still, but she’s got her career on lock.

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Crimes Of Grindelwald’s Dan Fogler Reveals Why It’s Tough To Be The Only Muggle In A Magic Movie

J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World has been going strong since the 1990’s, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Now the acclaimed writer is intimately involved with the Fantastic Beasts franchise, with the second of five movies hitting theaters this weekend. The Crimes of Grindelwald will bring back the characters introduced in the first movie, and pair them with franchise favorites like Albus Dumbledore and Nagini.

Among the returning characters is Dan Fogler’s Jacob Kowalski, the token muggle (or Non-Maj) of the franchise. Jacob may be a scene stealer, but his lack of magical abilities keeps him on the sidelines of duels and action sequences. Fogler recently spoke to this dynamic, when he was asked about feeling left out of the magical fun.

Looks like Dan Fogler, and therefore Jacob Kowalski, has a serious case of FOMO. Because while he’s one of the biggest characters in the franchise, Fogler isn’t able to participate in some of the most magical moments Fantastic Beasts. Seriously, the guy wants his own wand.

Dan Fogler’s comments to LRM are what most fans would think if they had the privilege to be on the set of movies like The Crimes of Grindelwald. Because while he’s part of a world that includes movies, novels, and plays, Fogler doesn’t get to live the full fantasy, casting spells in a Wizarding Duel. That is, unless he ends up becoming a squib like Filch sometime in the franchise’s future. There are 3 more movies coming, so anything seems possible.

Harry Potter fans are very eager to see how Jacob Kowalski ends up factoring into the story of The Crimes of Grindelwald, especially considering how the first Fantastic Beasts movie ended. After being introduced to the Wizarding World, Jacob’s memory is obliviated by the rain that helped cleanse New York. And following a brief kiss with Queenie, he lost all memory of the magical journey he’d gone on with the rest of the characters. That is, until now.

Jacob will presumably get his memories back sometime during the events of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. There are also some fan theories indicating he might never have lost his memory in the first place. Given J.K Rowling’s penchant for plot twists and secrets, it seems like just about anything is on the table.

Luckily, all of our questions can be answered this weekend, as Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is currently in theaters now. In the meantime, check out our 2019 release list to plan your next trip to the movies.

How Bryan Cranston Hopes The Breaking Bad Movie Would Handle Jesse’s Story

One highly anticipated TV-related projects on the deep horizon is definitely Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad movie, which is largely still cloaked in his signature mystery at this point. One of the main theories/rumors floating around is that the crime drama feature would follow the post-finale life of Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman. When asked what he’d want to see from such a project, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston had a good idea.

Granted, Bryan Cranston didn’t delve into specific sequences that he wanted to see, such as “Jesse goes to Omaha to hang out with the mall-working Gene,” or “Jesse goes back in time and punches all of Todd’s teeth out when they first meet.” But Cranston till has a solid thematic through-line for a Jesse-centered movie.

Despite being a meth-abuser and a criminal many times over, Jesse Pinkman still earns audience sympathy for two reasons. One is that Jesse never actually has anything particularly great happen in his life, and many of his negative decisions are forced upon him by others in higher power. So while it’s still his fault that he got so caught up in the life, Jesse rarely gets to reap any rewards, facing mostly tragedies like Jane’s death and his imprisonment. Which, like Cranston said, kept Jesse on a solo route worth exploring further in a movie.

The other reason that viewers ooze sympathy onto Jesse Pinkman is the person who’s playing him. Aaron Paul deserves a big chunk of the credit for keeping fans tuned in as Walter White went over the deep end, and he could help close a chapter on a huge undeveloped plotline that viewers have wondered about for years now.

Speaking with Indiewire about the Breaking Bad movie, Bryan Cranston also praised Aaron Paul for his work as Jesse.

Naturally, fans would also love to see a return to Heisenberg form from Bryan Cranston, even though Walter White is dead by the end of the Breaking Bad finale. The actor doesn’t know how it would happen, but he’d be interested in getting back into the role in some way. He did mention that it could happen all in flashbacks, which would create quite the difficult narrative exercise for Vince Gilligan.

Before the Breaking Bad movie news came to light, fans were clamoring to get Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul onto the spinoff prequel Better Call Saul. Both seemed willing to do so, but only within a perfect context. Neither they, nor co-creators Vince Gilligan or Peter Gould, want to see Walt and Jesse back for anything sub-standard. (Even that charity commercial they did together was gold, so they can make any material look great.) But if we have to wait until the movie to see either character’s return, at least it’s a guarantee, right?

We have lots of questions that need answering when the Breaking Bad movie gets here, even if we don’t know where “here” is yet. While waiting to hear more news, head to our fall TV premiere schedule for all the shows that will be airing in the near future.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Have Been Doing Secret Events All Week

If you thought Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were taking a beat after their royal tour of Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, and Tonga, then think again. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made not one, not two, but three appearances this week—all in secret.

The first happened on Tuesday, November 13. Markle and Prince Harry attended a commemorative dinner for African Parks, a conservation NGO, which, according to its Twitter bio, “takes on the long-term management of National Parks in partnership with governments to save wildlife and help local communities.” Royals reporter Omid Scobie confirmed their appearance on Twitter the next day.

“No photos but Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan were guests at a commemorative dinner for @AfricanParks at Kensington Palace last night,” he tweeted. “Earlier in the day Harry, who is president of the conservation NGO, attended a meeting at Buckingham Palace. They aim to manage 20 parks by 2020.”

Markle and Prince Harry followed this up with two more events later in the week. According to Hello!, the couple attended Mental Health Innovation volunteers’ workshop at BBC. Kate Middleton and Prince William were also there but at a different location for Anti-Bullying Week.

Later that evening, Court Circular reports that Markle, Prince Harry, Middleton, and Prince William were all present at a dinner for their Royal Foundation. The dinner reportedly happened at Victoria House in Bloomsbury Square.

The engagements don’t stop there, either. Kensington Palace confirmed via Twitter that both Markle and Prince Harry will attend the Royal Variety performance at the London Palladium on Monday, November 19. That appearance, however, won’t be nearly as secretive as the ones from this week.

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