Sony Loses ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Bryan Cranston to Warner Bros. in New Deal

Collider | 7/26/2019 | Dave Trumbore
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Bryan Cranston had a long and successful history with Sony. That deal, going back to at least the beginning of the Breaking Bad days, was extended after the award-winning show’s run, with Cranston signing on to a first-look deal with Sony Pictures Television back in 2013. That was the same year he founded his own production banner Moonshot Entertainment with his partner James Degus. Now, however, the whole creative Cranston package is moving to Warner Bros. TV Group.

THR reports that the new deal marks a big change for Cranston while also being the latest high-profile departure from Sony and its affiliates. A multi-year overall deal will see the Moonshot Entertainment team creating and developing original TV ideas for WB’s many and evolving outlets; those range from the new streaming service HBO Max, to premium channel standby HBO itself, as well as Warner Bros. Animation. (More on the animation front in a minute.) The deal includes global distribution from Warner Bros. International TV Distribution, so expect to see more of Cranston ’round the world.

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The big question, however, is whether this deal will affect Cranston’s Breaking Bad plans. Happily, it appears...
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