The city of Albuquerque presents a towering tribute to Breaking Bad

On July 28, 2022, two bronze statues bearing an incredible likeness to the characters that inspired them were unveiled at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The impressive artwork was modeled after the famous duet of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman from Breaking Bad. Entertainment Weekly. Trevor Grove, sculptor whose other work is on display at DeviantArtwas originally seen by Breaking Bad series creator Vince Gilligan when he created a wax figure of Walter White, and the idea of ​​life-size bronze statues was born.

One Albuquerque Media recorded the event, and you can see a crowd of people inside the convention center at the unveiling of the statues. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul were in attendance, and the moment was as special to them as Breaking Bad is to the city itself. Emotional Paul addressed the audience and said, “I auditioned for Breaking Bad and it completely changed my life, so thank you so much, thank you Albuquerque. My God, we’ve been here for seven years, intermittently. It was such a huge part of my life, it still is.” After seven years of filming, historic levels of popularity, and even a successful Better Call Saul spin-off series, it’s incredibly important for Albuquerque to honor Breaking Bad in such an unexpected way.

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