Tony Hopkins fan letter to Breaking Bad

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  1. Kamie

    Kamie Active Member

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    Not show related, but I know there are a lot of BB fans here at Dawg's and I just thought this was awesome. From Buzzfeed:
    Actor Steven Michael Quezada (Gomez) posted the incredible endorsement on his Facebook page:

    Dear Mister Cranston.

    I wanted to write you this email - so I am contacting you through Jeremy Barber - I take it we are both represented by UTA . Great agency.

    I’ve just finished a marathon of watching “BREAKING BAD” - from episode one of the First Season - to the last eight episodes of the Sixth Season. (I downloaded the last season on AMAZON) A total of two weeks (addictive) viewing.

    I have never watched anything like it. Brilliant!

    Your performance as Walter White was the best acting I have seen - ever.

    I know there is so much smoke blowing and sickening bullshit in this business, and I’ve sort of lost belief in anything really.

    But this work of yours is spectacular - absolutely stunning. What is extraordinary, is the sheer power of everyone in the entire production. What was it? Five or six years in the making? How the producers (yourself being one of them), the writers, directors, cinematographers…. every department - casting etc. managed to keep the discipline and control from beginning to the end is (that over used word) awesome.

    From what started as a black comedy, descended into a labyrinth of blood, destruction and hell. It was like a great Jacobean, Shakespearian or Greek Tragedy.

    If you ever get a chance to - would you pass on my admiration to everyone - Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Aaron Paul, Betsy Brandt, R.J. Mitte, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Steven Michael Quezada - everyone - everyone gave master classes of performance … The list is endless.

    Thank you. That kind of work/artistry is rare, and when, once in a while, it occurs, as in this epic work, it restores confidence.

    You and all the cast are the best actors I’ve ever seen.

    That may sound like a good lung full of smoke blowing. But it is not. It’s almost midnight out here in Malibu, and I felt compelled to write this email.

    Congratulations and my deepest respect. You are truly a great, great actor.

    Best regards


    Tony Hopkins.


    Via Facebook: StevenMichael.Quezada
     
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    Sorry. Didn't see your post.
     
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    And Buzzfeed confirmed he really wrote it.
     
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    I can smell your cunt
     
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    Kudos from Sir Anthony Hopkins? Doesn't get much better than that! :cool:
     
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    Pic of Vince Giligan from Season 1.

    She with the red hair wrote the Walter White confesses episode and the Buyout episode from last year. She doesn't look that cute nowadays.



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    Definitely! And how sweet and unselfish of him to write it.
     
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    R.J. Mitte gave a master class performance? LMAO. I know, I know.. he wanted to be inclusive. But a guy that blurts out "What's for dinner tonight mom? I hope its LASAGNA!", well...

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    Very true - at least Sir Anthony could have mentioned Giancarlo Esposito in the email instead of Walt Jr.
     
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    I heard his pulse never got above 85, even when he watched the finale.