Actors Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston are Breaking Into the Booze Biz
Some fans were hoping for a
different kind of collaboration.
When Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul posted of picture with his former co-star Bryan Cranston with the words “even sooner,” fans of the award-winning show could hardly contain their excitement. Could a film be on the horizon? Bad news: No. But they are launching a mezcal brand together. While a spinoff seems out of reach at the moment, devotees of the duo can grab a bottle of Dos Hombres to drown their sorrows.
According to Eater, “Paul and his Breaking Bad co-star hatched the mezcal business during a sushi dinner as a way to keep working together once the show had wrapped up. They traveled around Mexico tasting various mezcal varieties until they found the one they wanted to slap their names on. ‘It was on a dirt-road, in tiny village, hours away from the center of town, we found it and it was perfect,’ Paul writes. ‘Holy shit it was perfect. We looked at each other and just simply nodded. This is it.’ There’s nothing in this origin story about the people who make Dos Hombres or the craft involved or the tradition that it comes from. Instead, Paul emphasizes the ‘long and crazy journey’ that brought them to this ‘smokey, age-old alcohol.’”
Will Dos Hombres create the same buzz as Breaking Bad? You can read more about the partnership here.
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