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Trailer and date of Breaking Bad film released

Fans of Breaking Bad will only have to wait until October for the movie – El Camino.

Netflix teased fans with a trailer for the film and tweeted it will be on the streaming service on 11 October.

It will see Aaron Paul returning as crystal meth cook Jesse Pinkman and it has been written by the show’s creator, Vince Gilligan.

We still don’t know if Bryan Cranston, who played Walter White, will return to star in the film.

Earlier this week Bob Odenkirk, who plays lawyer Saul Goodman in the series, revealed the whole movie had already been shot.

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, he says he’s surprised the “secret” never got out.

But now fans know a little bit more about about it.

According to Netflix, El Camino will see Jesse escape from captivity and “come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future”.

(By the way – if you plan on bingeing the TV series before the movie comes out, here’s your spoiler warning.)

So… what do we know?

One thing that’s not changing is the director Vince Gilligan, who’s putting the movie together.

It’s reportedly a sequel to the series. A prequel, Better Call Saul, has already run for four seasons on Netflix and a fifth is planned for next year.

Which characters are coming back?

So the finer details might still be up in the air – even for Bob:

“I’ve heard so many different things about it, but I am excited about the Breaking Bad movie. I can’t wait to see it.

“I don’t know what people know and don’t know. I find it hard to believe you don’t know it was shot.

“They did it. How is that a secret? But it is. They’ve done an amazing job of keeping it a secret.”

As for one of the leading characters, Jesse Pinkman, it’s fairly certain he’ll be a central part of the film.

Actor Aaron Paul certainly hinted to Variety magazine he’d be involved, pointing out “in case you haven’t caught up on the TV series, Walter dies, so it has to star Jesse.

“When it comes together I’d love to be a part of it. I would love to do it.”

A bigger question is whether Bryan Cranston will return as Walter White – despite him and Aaron posting the single word “soon” on social media at the same time in July.

Bryan’s Breaking Bad character might be dead in the series but he’s told Entertainment Tonight, “rigor mortis has a way of allowing that to happen”.

“Could be in a flashback, or a flash forward. I’m still dead, Walter White, I don’t know what could happen.”

A risky reverse in the era of streaming?

Analysis from Scott Bryan, TV critic and co-host of BBC 5 Live’s Must Watch podcast.

Even a few years ago a television turning into a film would be seen as a huge step upwards, right now it seems to be the other way around.

Television has become the place for so many deep and interesting stories to be fleshed out over many chapters, something that we could not have predicted a few years ago, shows that are usually at a pace that suits the creators (Mindhunter just last week on Netflix, for example, or Orange is the New Black).

It used to be a real coup to get a Hollywood actor in a television show, now we barely even flinch.

But turning it into a film is tricky, because it has be simplistic enough to get in new viewers who may not have seen the show, plus fit within the context of what made the show so successful in the first place.

How do you deal with multiple story arcs? How can you provide so much depth in two hours? How can you leave viewers feeling satisfied?

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I didn’t become a star overnight – Femi Solar

By Ayo Onikoyi

For ‘Jasa’ music creator and juju maestro, Femi Solar, reaching new heights in his music career would not have been possible without God and those who never gave up on him.

Though, the journey had not been rosy over the years, Solar kept to his unique Jasa style and it is safe to say that the singer has found his rhythm.


Solar said his career may have taken a new dimension in the last few years with new deals and back-to-back hit albums to his credit, but the success did not happen overnight.

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Speaking with Potpourri some days back at the unveiling of his rebranded office and studio, the singer said those who don’t know how and when his music career started have kept saying he has suddenly become a star.

With a new single, Obajasa, which featured Gongo Aso crooner, 9ice still being streamed on music platforms, the singer said working with a successful musician like 9ice was a big move in the right direction for him.

“9ice and I have been working together on a few projects, so when it was time to feature him on my next single, I embraced the opportunity because I knew he was going to add so much value to the song and he truly did. “

Speaking at the unveiling of his record label and studio, Rhetotec Sounds, headed by Tayo Oladele, Solar said having a record label and modern recording studio has been a long-time vison, adding that he was proud to bring the dream to life.

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On his endorsement deal with Trumpy Concept/ Estate company, he described it as a step in the right direction.

“I looked at the deal critically and I felt it was good for my brand and career at this time, so I couldn’t say no to the company. I should also let you know that FS7 and Rhetotec sounds have been rebranded to enhance the distribution of some of our works across Nigeria and even beyond,” he said.

Back to school is my pet project –  Queen Joy Oranezi

By Ayo Onikoyi

Queen Oranezi Joy, a native of Nnewi South local government who emerged as one of the three winners at the just concluded Nigeria Queen Beauty Pageant at the Presidential Hotel in Portharcourt, River State recently has unveiled the pet project she would undertake during her reign.

In a chat with Potpourri she said, “My pet project is basically ”Back To School”. Lots of kids deserve an opportunity to become a better person for themselves, their family and the world at large.


They say children are the leaders of tomorrow, so without proper training, grooming and education how can our children rule this country? Charity they say, begins at home. I would gladly invite Children from various rural areas as well as undeveloped communities, I will support them with educational tools such as bags, sandals, books, clothes, finance and whatsoever. When we train and care for a child, we are not just securing a future but our nation’s pride as well, that’s why I want to call on individuals, corporate bodies and government agencies to support my initiative called “Back to School”.

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Queen Joy grew up in a community where people were looked down at because they are illiterate, poor and don’t have access to quality education.

“It breaks my heart to see children without access to education. I have had it on my mind that when I grow up and I will have a platform or means to advocate for importance of education. In this chat with our correspondence, She was asked about her experience at the camp among 40 contestants and having emerged as 1st Runner Up she has this to say.

Queen Joy, as she’s fondly called after winning the coveted crown said that a peep into her wardrobe reveals classy and sexy outfit.

“A peep into my wardrobe would reveal class.  In as much as I love sexy outfits, I always make sure they are not just hot but Classy. My favorite color is yellow and I love adventure,” she said.

Whoever chooses to be a baby mama has got no life – Linda Adedeji

By Ayo Onikoyi

UK based Yoruba actress and producer, Linda Adedeji has given women who have elected to be single mothers or baby mamas something to think about by saying they have no life. The mother of one who lives mostly in UK and partly in Nigeria bared her mind on marriage and parenthood in an interview with Potpourri.

She said, “ Definitely, every woman should be married. It’s good to be married. It’s good to have kids in a right way, with your husband by your side because kids need their dads, so, it’s good to be married. Whoever chooses to be a baby mama, I will say has got no life. I understand those who became victims of rejection by men and left them to take care of the kids, that is understandable, but choosing to be a baby mama is not a good life.”


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She explained that her relocation to UK was as a result of love for her kid and family.

“If you love your kids, you have to stay with them,” she said, to reaffirm her conviction that a woman should stay married instead of being a baby mama.

“If you have British kids and have to stay in Britain to take care of them, please do. My career is in Nigeria but my staying in UK is absolutely based on love, for my family. I have been off acting for two years now because of my boy. I went through hell before I had my child. I had eleven miscarriages before God blessed me with a son. After God had mercy on me and my family, I think is not too much sacrifice to stay a year and take care of my boy,” she added.

Linda Adedeji Aderemi has produced 9 films so far and featured in many others. Some of her films include Ibukun Abo, Oyinkansola, Seraye, Ika L’okurin, Alejo, My Faith and many more.

70% of women around the world love me – Bobrisky

By Ayo Onikoyi

Whether we like it or not, the little Ijebu boy from Ogun State who was born Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye is becoming what he wanted to be every day- a woman.

Bobrisky

In his recent post he declared that 70% of women around the world love him because , according to him, they understand how much slayers (beautiful women) spend to look good on daily basis. It may be hard to address Bobrisky as ‘he’ but even Wikipedia has agreed he is ‘she’ because they have referred to him as nothing but a ‘she’.


And asserting his feminine status Bobrisky, as usual laid it on the line that he is not only a woman but that 70% of women around the world love him as one of their own.

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“70% of women around the world love me because they understand how much slayers spend to look good on daily basis. And they also notice I have a sweet heart. Every beautiful woman out there has a good heart to care for others.

“I’m just myself and I’m so real, while the remaining 30% just want to hate because I look way too beautiful or rather I look too hot for them. In life, you shouldn’t expect 100% love from people. Just focus on those who love you and ignore others. Don’t live your life for people,” he wrote.

Bobrisky who sees himself as a slayer is pulling all the stops for her next birthday coming up on August 31st and he has described the bash as ‘battle of slayers’ and rightly so if one considers the list he has drawn up already.

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Some of the most beautiful girls in the entertainment sphere are going to grace ‘her’ party and she has revealed some of the names to expect. Toke Makinwa, Dabota Lawson, Tonto Dikeh, Anita Joseph, Halima Abubakar, Nkechi Blessing, Regina Daniels, Daniella Okeke, BBNaija Nina, Moesha Boduong, Yemi Alade and so many more are going to turn up for the male Barbie.