This is it, production of episodes 55 to 62 of Breaking Bad has begun last week, starting with episode 5.09, penned by Peter Gould (longtime writer on the show since the beginning, credited on 9 episodes) and helmed by Heisenberg himself, Bryan Cranston (he previously directed episodes 2.01 and 3.01).
The first table read occurred two weeks ago, and apparently episode 5.09 is just as thrilling as the previous 54 episodes :
I just finished reading the first episode of the final season of Breaking Bad and words can not express what I just experienced. Holy shit.— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) Novembre 27, 2012
I have missed you Breaking Bad it has been far too long. Just wrapped our first day of shooting of the final season and it was glorious.— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) Décembre 6, 2012
And AMC is making good use of the Walking Dead money :
First day if shooting the last season of BB was delicious. AMC sent us a huge assortment of cupcakes with a message. twitter.com/BryanCranston/…— Bryan Cranston (@BryanCranston) Décembre 7, 2012