Breaking Bad Exclusive: Friday Night Lights' Jesse Plemons Joins Season 5 Cast as [Spoiler]

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Jesse Plemons Breaking BadLandry has scored again! Much-missed Friday Night Lights MVP Jesse Plemons has landed a major recurring role on the upcoming fifth season of Breaking Bad, TVLine has learned exclusively.

He’ll play Todd, a dependable, innocuous, working-class guy in the show’s fifth and final season (which is slated to kick off in July and will be broken up into two eight-episode chunks). However, his character may not be what he appears to be.

Since putting down the pigskin, Plemons has been rushing non-stop, on the big screen (Battleship) and small (NBC’s Bent). Besides bagging Bad, he’s also landed a part in the upcoming film The Master, alongside all-stars such as Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams.



Comments (17)

  • Way to go, landry! Always proud of my FNL cast getting choice roles.

    Comment by ali – May 16, 2012 11:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Im gonna miss Bent

    Comment by ggny – May 16, 2012 12:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • “lance?? lance? who’s landry?”

    Comment by Peter – May 16, 2012 12:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yes!!! Great news.

    Comment by Noel – May 16, 2012 12:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I liked him on Bent and am sad NBC cancelled the show. It was a nice fresh comedy but they renew the Office?!?! Okay NBC!

    Comment by sarah – May 16, 2012 12:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • They shoulda kept Bent. – John

    Comment by John Grose – May 16, 2012 12:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hiring Jesse Plemons is always a good idea. I may have to start watching Breaking Bad. I’m also looking forward to him in the new Paul Thomas Anderson film.

    Comment by Morgan – May 16, 2012 12:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You should watch Breaking Bad anyway! It’s the best show on TV right now, you won’t be disappointed. :)

      Comment by courteousvampire – May 16, 2012 04:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Way to go Jesse!

    Comment by Renee – May 16, 2012 01:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Think he and Tyra are coming to kill Walter?

    Comment by John – May 16, 2012 01:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Landry Clarke goes all meth on us. Can’t wait to see him kick some alen butt in Battleship this Friday.

    Comment by bad kevin – May 16, 2012 03:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • omg I CANNOT WAIT for BB to come back. seriously.

    Comment by justjack – May 16, 2012 08:04 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • That’s awesome! Good ol’ Landry!

    Comment by Nathan Rouse – June 4, 2012 11:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good job, Lance!

    Comment by Jake96 – June 6, 2012 10:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • why do they have a picture of matt damon with this story?

    Comment by opuiad – June 7, 2012 08:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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