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has revealed in a new interview that he initially didn't think it was even feasible for his Breaking Bad character to make a guest appearance on the spinoff Better Call Saul.
The 42-year-old Westworld actor shared withon Friday that he 'didn’t initially see how' the producers and writers of the critically acclaimed series could make his cameo role work.
The TV star also shared that he was 'shocked' that the normally secretive producers would announce his guest role in advance, rather than leaving it as a surprise for fans.
Aaron was tight-lipped when it came to specifics of his and Cranston's return to the Breaking Bad family, though he admitted that he didn't see it coming.
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'To be honest, I’m such a fan of Better Call Saul that I just didn't initially see how they were going to do it,' he said. 'But of course, leave it to [series creators] Vince [Gilligan] and Peter [Gould] and the rest of the writers to come up with the perfect way. It’s fun. I think people are going to be excited.'
Aaron and Bryan's appearance on Better Call Saul was revealed last week at PaleyFest, and star Bob Odenkirk tweeted excitedly after the news broke, writing, 'Kaboom! Let's do this.'
The advance notice of his appearance in the series' sixth and final season was contrasted with the rollout of his Netflix film El Camino, which was a sequel and conclusion to Breaking Bad focused on his character, Jesse Pinkman.
The 2019 film was first announced by Netflix in August of that year, less than two months before it would premiere and after it had already been completed.
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Although rumors had spread that the mystery-shrouded production might have been related to Breaking Bad, shooting was completed before the news was confirmed.
After the impressive display of secrecy, Aaron was 'shocked' that the Better Call Saul producers would simply announce his high-profile guest appearance in advance, rather than keeping it as a surprise for devoted viewers.
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'I was heading to the [final season] premiere party of Better Call Saul, and they go, "There’s a flag on the play. Just so you know, Vince and Peter let everyone know that you and Bryan are going to be in the final season." And I was like, "What?!" So I didn’t see that coming.'
However, he admitted that it was a nice change of pace to be able to come clean, rather than having to keep the secret for weeks more.
'But to be honest, I’m happy to be able to finally talk about it and not be squirrelly. It’s nice to be able to be open about it.'
The actor added that he was 'excited' for Better Call Saul fans to see his cameo, though he figured they 'might have been expecting it.'
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'They’ve been seeing the Breaking Bad family slowly appear within the walls of Better Call Saul, so I think it would be odd if Walt and Jesse didn’t make an appearance,' he continued. 'So I’m excited that we did and how we did. I think people are going to be thrilled about it.'
Aaron, who confirmed he was a fan of Better Call Saul, also admitted that he was 'jealous' of the cast and crew who got to continue on the new series after wrapping up Breaking Bad.
'It was odd to see everyone come together and celebrate Bob [Odenkirk]'s new show. It was just such a family, and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a little jealous,' he shared. 'We all had the time of our lives out in Albuquerque, shooting Breaking Bad. But it’s just so cool to see what they’ve accomplished with [Better Call Saul], and I feel so blessed to be a very small part of it.'
The Westworld star also opened up about his friendship with his costar Bryan Cranston, which has only strengthened since they finished up their Breaking Bad tenure.
Aside from filming their Better Call Saul appearance, the two have been working together again on their mezcal Dos Hombres.
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'This is our baby. This is all self-funded from the very beginning. There wasn’t some company that came to us and asked us if we wanted to make a quick buck,' he said. 'This is something that we built. We hire every employee. We talk about Dos Hombres every single day.'
Paul also shared that he was 'taking this entire year off from the film industry' after welcoming a son with his wife Lauren Parsekian.
'I also just had a baby boy, so I’m focusing on my family and my company. So we’re really passionate about it and excited about the road ahead,' he said.
Bob Odenkirk excited for Breaking Bad stars to join Better Call Saul .
Bob Odenkirk couldn't contain his excitement in a tweet. His tweet came after news broke that Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston would reprise their roles from Breaking Bad for Better Call SaulThe actor, 59, quoted the official Better Call Saul account which revealed that Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston would make an appearance in the show's sixth and final season.