Jesse Pinkman’s friend and crime partner Badger is confirmed to return for the Breaking Bad movie El Camino.
THR is revealing that Pinkman won’t be alone when he returns in El Camino, reporting that Matt Jones is confirmed to return to the cast as Pinkman’s simple-minded criminal pal Badger. The first official teaser for the movie already teased the return of Pinkman’s other criminal accomplice Skinny Pete (Charles Baker).
In Breaking Bad, Brandon Mayhew aka Badger is a meth-dealing friend of Jesse Pinkman that could often be found with Skinny Pete. The character was introduced in Episode 5 of the series’ first season and appeared in the show’s final episode, “Felina.”
There has been speculation that several other Breaking Bad alum will be reprising their roles, including Bryan Cranston as Walter White. However, there has been no official word from Cranston or show creator Vince Gilligan.
Written and directed by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie stars Aaron Paul. The film arrives on Netflix Oct. 11, with a later release scheduled for AMC.