Aaron Paul Shares the Biggest Takeaway from Working with Vince Gilligan on ‘Breaking Bad’ (Exclusive)

Celeb Secrets spoke with the actor at the El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie premiere in Los Angeles earlier this week.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 07: Aaron Paul (L) and Vince Gilligan attend the World Premiere of "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" at the Regency Village on October 07, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Netflix)

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is officially here. We are finally getting answers to all our Breaking Bad questions with the release of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie on Netflix!

According to the streaming service, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie reunites fans with Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul).  In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.  This gripping thriller is written and directed by Vince Gilligan, the creator of Breaking Bad.

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Earlier this week, Netflix celebrated the world premiere of the film by shutting down the entire town of Westwood in Los Angeles on Monday (October 7). In true Jesse Pinkman fashion, Aaron Paul arrived at the premiere in movie’s el camino flanked by police cars.

Paul was reunited with Bryan Cranston (Walter White) and creator Vince Gilligan on the red carpet before meeting Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) himself. It was the ultimate moment for fans and they reacted in the best way possible.  Other stars from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul that were in attendance included Betsy Brandt, Charles Baker, Dean Norris, Giancarlo Esposito, Jesse Plemons, Jonathan Banks, Krysten Ritter, Larry Hankin, Matt Jones, RJ Mitte,  Steven Michael Quezada, Michael Mando, Michael McKean, Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn, Executive Producers Mark Johnson, Diane Mercer, Charles Newirth and Melissa Bernstein.

Celeb Secrets had the chance to speak with Aaron Paul on the red carpet, where he described his time on the series and the film as “a gift.”

“[Vince] is the kindest guy in this business. I feel blessed to call him my friend and my comrade,” Paul tells us, adding, “If I was only able to work with him for the rest of my career, I would be the happiest guy in Hollywood.”

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is now streaming on Netflix.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.