Whilst The X-Files helped protected Cranston’s function on Breaking Dangerous, the possibility of an 8th season of Malcolm within the Heart just about made it unattainable for him to superstar within the AMC collection. All the way through the podcast, the actor printed that Fox waited till the closing imaginable second to make a decision to formally cancel the hit sitcom, and had the display come again, it will had been unattainable for Cranston to do each Malcolm within the Heart and Breaking Dangerous on the similar time.
“Fox mentioned, ‘Stay the units up. We would possibly do an 8th season of Malcolm within the Heart.’ And everybody used to be like, ‘Yeah, that’d be nice.’ In past due April and early Would possibly, they known as when the upfronts are occurring, they mentioned, ‘Nope, we had an excellent pilot season. Thanks guys, you probably did neatly. You might be by yourself,” Cranston instructed the SmartLess hosts. “We shot the pilot [for Breaking Bad] in February and March of 2007. So had we were given that 8th season of Malcolm within the Heart, I wouldn’t have been to be had to shoot that pilot and any individual else could be speaking to you.”
Having observed Cranston cross complete Heisenberg, it is unattainable to consider any person else taking part in Walter White now. However it is protected to say that if he had by no means landed his visitor look on The X-Files or Fox had made up our minds to select up Malcolm within the Heart for season 8, Breaking Dangerous would had been a unique display totally.