Channel 4 Paralympics host tells NME his view on what Walt Jr would be up to now
Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte has said he’d be interested in resuming his role as Walter White Jr if the show returns or a spin-off were to happen.
Mitte is set to host Channel 4’s coverage of the Paralympic Games, which start tonight (September 7).
The actor told NME he would return to playing White if the offer was right.
Mitte said: “If the scripts were right and the money was right, why not? What’s the worst that could happen?”
Mitte, who appeared in all five seasons of the AMC drama from 2008-13, admitted he was concerned at spoiling the impact of the series’ ending. He said: “We were lucky that we got to have a proper ending, and maybe we should keep it that way. Bringing Walt Jr back is an idea that’s beyond my control, but if they wanted to bring it back, why not? I don’t mind either way, as I’m working on so much right now, and that plays more on my mind.”
But Mitte did give his views on what his character would be up to now. He said: “I think Walt Jr would be in a very bad place right now. With all that happened to his father, he’d be having a hard time. I think it would be a hard world for his whole family.”
In addition to presenting Channel 4’s Paralympics coverage, Mitte is set to star in The Recall with Wesley Snipes. Mitte said: “We just finished filming a couple of weeks ago. That was a blast, I can’t wait for that to come out.”