AMC Jesse Plemons as Todd Alquist. The release of Netflix's El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie really snuck up on people. Hank Schrader had one hell of an arc on Breaking Bad. Granted he shows a tiny bit of remorse, but he doesn’t really care about anyone. [29][7][8][30], Plemons began dating his Fargo co-star Kirsten Dunst in 2016. Todd seemed to treat him more like a pet. Time of Death: Season five, episode 16 (“Felina”) He began his career as a child actor and achieved a career breakthrough with his supporting role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–11). Press J to jump to the feed. This is exactly what my fiancée said, and then as she finished saying it, Todd started to pet Jesse. Breaking Bad’s Michael Bowen on Uncle Jack and Todd, and Guitar-Playing With Jesse Plemons. The ultimate macho-man and a top dog in the DEA, he was the husband of Marie and best friend of Walt. Breaking Bad (2008–2013) was a critically acclaimed American AMC drama about a 50-year-old high school chemistry teacher, Walter White, (played by Bryan Cranston) who discovers that he has terminal lung cancer.Walter decides to use his extensive knowledge of chemistry to enter the drug trade and produce crystal methamphetamine, using the profits to provide for his family after his … [19][20] In March 2014, it was further reported that Plemons, along with four other actors, were being considered for the lead role of Finn in Episode VII. Michelle MacLaren ... Jock's Friend #1 1 episode, 2008 Martiniano Berrelleza Alvarado ... Narcocorridos Band #2 1 episode, 2009 ... Todd Byington ... location production assistant / key assistant location manager/scout / assistant location manager (33 episodes, 2008-2013) Todd’s admiration for Walt was mostly based on how Walt was able to organize incredibly complex schemes such as using Vamonos Pest to cover up their operation, the train heists, and of course his mastery of chemistry. He and the actor who played Todd had an interesting backstory they made up about Uncle Jack and Todd. He subsequently portrayed Todd Alquist in season 5 of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as part of the show's ensemble cast; he reprised the role in the television film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019). [10] Among the cast and crew, the joke was that Plemons played football better than most of the other actors, even though his character was one of the few who did not play. He began his career as a child actor and achieved a career breakthrough with his supporting role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–11). [11] The show, a fan and critic favorite, ended after five seasons after shifting to DirecTV in 2011. Replies (1) Share: 0 0. [32] Their son, Ennis Howard Plemons, was born in 2018. He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his role as David Mulcahey in Other People (2016). Walter Hartwell White Sr., also known by his clandestine alias Heisenberg, is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American neo-Western crime drama television series Breaking Bad. This is where it gets ironic, it’s Todd’s admiration that gets him killed. Breaking Bad (2008–2013) Full Cast & Crew. With less than one week until the series finale of Breaking Bad , Spinoff Online looks back on Walter White's extensive rogues gallery. [9], In 2006, when he was 18, Plemons joined the ensemble cast of NBC's television series Friday Night Lights, filmed in Austin, Texas, detailing the fictional events surrounding a high school football team in fictional Dillon, Texas. Danny Picket: is Todd's while supremacist uncle Jack: Back to top. [8], After appearing in the films Varsity Blues (1999) and All the Pretty Horses (2000), and guest-starring on Walker, Texas Ranger and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Plemons' first prominent role was in the film Children on their Birthdays (2002). He also sets his … Here you will find discussions and speculations about the show, pictures from the show, AMA's with the cast, and anything else Breaking Bad related. This is why Todd wanted Jesse to like him, because Jesse possessed qualities Todd wishes he had himself. Jack Welker is a major antagonist in Breaking Bad, serving as the main antagonist of the second half of season 5, as well as the final antagonist of the show, and the posthumous overarching antagonist of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.He is the leader of a White Supremacist gang, the uncle of Todd Alquist and a hitman for drug distributor Walter White. Written by Thomas Schnauz and directed by Michelle MacLaren , it aired on AMC in the United States and Canada on August 18, 2013. There’s Jesse captive in his meth dungeon and Andrea now, dead from the hell Walt unleashed by summoning the demons of Todd and Uncle Jack. I think he genuinely liked Jesse, but did not understand normal relationships, probably because of sociopathy and how he was raised by hi uncle, I think that Todd thought if he was nice to Jesse,it was onto keep him locked up, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the breakingbad community. He is portrayed by Bryan Cranston. A graduate of the California Institute of Technology, Walter co-founded the company Gray Matter Technologies with his then-girlfriend Gretchen Schwartz and his close friend … Thats what I was thinking especially when hes telling jesus hes gonna try and keep him clean. Plemons played Robert Daly, the episode's main character and a sadistic introvert. [1] He portrayed Ed Blumquist, a butcher and the husband of Peggy Blumquist (Kirsten Dunst). Lydia is not the only person that Todd is trying to impress. So, I wrote that whole part for Jesse. In 2020, Plemons received critical praise for his lead performance in Charlie Kaufman's psychological drama I'm Thinking of Ending Things. [11] In his first football scene, Landry had to "get the crap beat out of [him] over and over and over again". In the show's first season, his character Landry Clarke provided comic relief as the best friend of football quarterback Matt Saracen, though Landry himself was not on the team. Todd probably thought he was being nicer to Jesse than Jack would want and that made him a good person. [24], Plemons will next star in the supernatural horror Antlers, re-collaborating with director Scott Cooper,[25] and has supporting roles in the adventure film Jungle Cruise,[26] Jane Campion's western drama The Power of the Dog, and Judas and the Black Messiah, a film about civil rights activist Fred Hampton. List of Breaking Bad episodes " Buried " is the tenth episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad , and the 56th overall episode of the series. [3][4][5], In 2007, Plemons graduated from the Texas Tech University Independent School District, a distance learning program, which allowed him to earn his high school diploma. [1] He received a second Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Robert Daly in "USS Callister", an episode of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. Todd is likely a sociopath and is able to commit horrendous acts of murder with no hesitation, but a big part of his personality it that he seeks validation from people he respects. 0 0. Jesse kind of played along to his behavior so it probably reinforced what he thought. I said a couple of weeks ago that Hank’s slapping the handcuffs on Walter’s wrists, only to be interrupted by Uncle Jack and friends, was the end of “Breaking Bad’s” plot. Todd’s admiration of Jesse was because Jesse did what Todd couldn’t, he was able to absorb Walt’s skills and could cook a batch equally as pure without Walt’s involvement. Todd From ‘Breaking Bad’: I’m an Ambush Predator Jesse emerges from seclusion to see his ex-girlfriend Andrea and his torturer, Todd Alquist, talking about him at her front door. [31] They were engaged in 2017. He respected Walt and Jesse both for the same reason, he thought they were geniuses. Breaking Bad Gustavo Fring. He also appeared as Hoffman's son in the film The Master (2012). By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more about Krysten Ritter and the cast & crew of Breaking Bad. When Plemons appeared on Breaking Bad, fans nicknamed him "Meth Damon", due to the show's centering on the meth business, and Plemons' resemblance to Damon. Display his incompetence. A subreddit for fans and critics of the hit television series Breaking Bad on AMC. We always wondered if "that asshole Mr. White" would ever tell Jesse he let Jane die — especially For Todd, keeping Jesse as a slave and killing his girlfriend were not impediments to them being pals. [12], In 2012, Plemons reunited with Kitsch and Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg in the film Battleship. From 2012–13, Plemons portrayed the psychopathic villain Todd Alquist[14] during the final season of the AMC drama series Breaking Bad. 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Jesse tries to escape and is rewarded with Andrea getting killed. He didn't think how human beings do, but he assumed everyone thinks the same as him. See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro Series Directed by . Jesse was always Walt’s true apprentice, and Todd knew this. In late-2015, Plemons co-starred in the second season of the TV show Fargo (which is loosely based on the film of the same name). After Walt kills Mike, Todd truly earns his place at Walt's right hand when he helps dispose of Mike's body and introduces Walt to his prison-connected uncle, Jack. After Walter drops out of the meth business, he … Reply. Here you will find discussions and speculations about the show, pictures from the show, AMA's with the cast, and anything else Breaking Bad related. One of his first film roles, at age 12, was playing the younger version of Damon's character in the film All the Pretty Horses (2000). Todd’s admiration of Jesse was because Jesse did what Todd couldn’t, he was able to absorb Walt’s skills and could cook a batch equally as pure without Walt’s involvement. Reeeal creepy if you ask me. He and his crew were hired by Mike Ehrmantraut to help in a methamphetamine operation led by Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Also that year, he appeared in the Stephen Frears film about Lance Armstrong, The Program, and the Steven Spielberg film Bridge of Spies. [21] The role, however, went to British actor John Boyega. Todd didn't understand how friendship works. Then he is shown not fully cleaning up blood after a hit. Eduardo "Lalo" Salamanca (portrayed by Tony Dalton) is another of Hector's nephews, introduced in season 4 of Better Call Saul. [1] He has an older sister named Jill. He attended Mart High School until he received more acting jobs and needed to shift to the online program. The pest control crew was ordered not to talk to Walt and Jesse at any time: they should only set up a house for the poison bombing, set up the secret mobile meth lab inside and clear space for the two cooks. re: Breaking Bad vs. Lost: Todd's uncle Jack = Danny Pickett Posted by Murray on 8/30/13 at 7:47 pm to hikingfan. Hell, I can’t even tell if Todd has any concern for his uncle when Walt blasted everyone in the BB finale, he seemed more amazed by the innovation of Walt’s plan. Skyler is threatened by Todd. With less than one week until the series finale of Breaking Bad , Spinoff Online looks back on Walter White's extensive rogues gallery. [11] When hit by co-star Taylor Kitsch (playing Tim Riggins) Plemons' chin split open, requiring eleven stitches. Season 5 | Episode 14 "Ozymandias" What a one-two punch. Jesse teams up with Hank to get Walter while Walter hires Todd’s Nazi uncle Jack to kill Jesse. In 2016, Plemons starred in the film Other People. Walt hires Jack and his gang to execute all of the imprisoned former members of Gus' operation, getting rid of any loose ends that might lead the DEA back to Walt. Replies (1) Options Top. That's why he's always saying things that feel very out of place ("I'm sorry for your loss" , "Do you want to say a few words ?"). Jesse Lon Plemons (born April 2, 1988) is an American actor. Did Todd actually think Jesse was his friend? Then, when he was 8 years old, he started doing extra work, and with the support of his family, spent time auditioning in Los Angeles and landing small jobs. Plemons was born in Dallas, Texas, the son of Lisa Beth (née Cason) and Jim Bob Plemons. In January 2014, it was reported that Plemons was in strong consideration to be one of the new stars of Star Wars Episode VII (Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Jack’s nephew, Todd Alquist, proved that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Plemons' film credits include Paul Thomas Anderson's psychological drama The Master (2012), Scott Cooper's crime drama Black Mass (2015) and western Hostiles (2017), Steven Spielberg's Cold War drama Bridge of Spies (2015), and newspaper drama The Post (2017), the studio comedy Game Night and Adam McKay's satirical comedy Vice (both 2018), Martin Scorsese's crime drama The Irishman (2019) and Charlie Kauffman's psychological drama I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020). Following Breaking Bad, Plemons received his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination and won a Critics' Choice Television Award for portraying Ed Blumquist in season 2 of the FX anthology series Fargo. He was so socially awkward in the movie. He subsequently portrayed Todd Alquist in season 5 of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as part of the show's … Plemons received acclaim for his performance and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. [15][16] He was a recurring cast member in Season 5A and was promoted to series regular for Season 5B. He arrives from Mexico soon after Hector's stroke to help run the family's drug operation, and takes a greater interest in the day-to-day details than Hector did, which makes Nacho uneasy. I dunno, I mainly see him as a kid who's been following a very bad crowd, which is coincidently led by his neo nazi uncle, Jack. [10], Landry joined the Panthers football team in the second season, and Plemons, having played high school football, told director Jeffrey Reiner that he would do his own stunts. Todd's mother, Jack's sister, was a drug addict who had a string of bad relationships and went to prison, then Uncle Jack took care of the baby Todd who was raised in the gang but not part of it. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Before Walt and Jesse's first cook, Todd informed the duo of a … The result was a welcome return for fans to the world of Breaking Bad and some of its most memorable characters.. RELATED: Breaking Bad: Jesse … Sometimes friends, more often foes, the following Breaking Bad characters are by far the deadliest threats Walt has ever faced. Returning from Mexico, Gus shows Tio proof that Don Eladio is dead and gloats that Jesse killed Tio's grandson, ending the Salamanca family line. This is why Todd wanted Jesse to like him, because Jesse possessed qualities Todd wishes he had himself. Jesse was always Walt’s true apprentice, and Todd knew this. Plemons played mobster Kevin Weeks in the Boston-set mob film Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp, which opened in theaters in September 2015. Cookies help us deliver our Services. [22] For his performance, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.[23]. Todd was working for Vamonos Pest. [27][28], Plemons has long been noted for his resemblance to actors Matt Damon and Philip Seymour Hoffman. I love Todd's character. Schedule AMC Talk TWDU. Jesse Bruce Pinkman is a fictional character in the television series Breaking Bad, played by Aaron Paul.He is a crystal meth cook and dealer, and works with his former high school chemistry teacher, Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in a meth operation.Jesse is the only character besides Walt to appear in every episode of the show. First he let Todd shoot his mouth off in the diner without codifying their talk to prevent them from being overheard. Todd respected Walt so much that he was completely absorbed in getting a chance to see what Walt did that it distracted him long enough for Jesse to strangle him. In 2019 he had a supporting role in the Martin Scorsese crime drama The Irishman, which premiered at the New York Film Festival on September 27, 2019 and he also reprised his role as Todd Alquist in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. Jesse Lon Plemons (born April 2, 1988) is an American actor. I never thought of it as a Friday Night Lights reunion. [6] He attended schools in the Mart, Texas area, where he played football in middle school, junior high, and high school. A subreddit for fans and critics of the hit television series Breaking Bad on AMC. From there, Jane turns Jesse on to meth and heroin speedballs — causing him to miss Walt's meth deal with Gus — and then blackmails Walt for Jesse's … I thought of it as protection, bringing a trusted family member in."[13]. With the help of Todd's uncle, who runs a crew of neo-Nazis, Walt has Gus' men killed before Hank can get them to give up any information on Heisenberg. Breaking Bad vs. Lost: Todd's uncle Jack = Danny Pickett Posted by hikingfan on 8/30/13 at 7:44 pm. Trying To Impress Walt. There had been talk of a Breaking Bad movie focusing on Jesse Pinkman for a while, but the movie was filmed in secret and the release date dropped not too long ago. Breaking Bad Jane Margolis. [2] He was raised in Mart, a small town outside Waco. In December 2017, Plemons appeared in "USS Callister", an episode in the fourth series of the anthology show Black Mirror. In 2017, he appeared in the Doug Liman thriller film American Made, the Scott Cooper western Hostiles, and Steven Spielberg's historical drama The Post. [4] Berg, who directed the film, explained that he knew how comfortable Kitsch was with Plemons: "I know that he's really good for Taylor and he makes Taylor better. Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons Name Newborn Son Ennis Howard", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jesse_Plemons&oldid=994656126, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Denotes films that have not yet been released, This page was last edited on 16 December 2020, at 21:09. It's obvious he's fucked up, but look at the people he grew up with. I went on record saying that bringing Todd and his uncle into the mix wasn’t going to be good for anyone, and from the beginning of tonight’s episode we see why. Murray Houston Astros Fan Member since Aug 2008 12997 posts. The killings avenge the death twenty years earlier of Gus's beloved friend and first meth partner, Max Arciniega, at the hands of Tio Salamanca, Tuco's uncle. I just recently rewatched the show and appreciated how symbolic most of the deaths were, there were hardly any boring kills. [9] He later appeared in Like Mike (2002) and When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003), with guest roles on the television series Judging Amy, The Lyon's Den, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Grey's Anatomy between 2003 and 2006. 797 views View 1 Upvoter But she later joins him as he smokes crystal to ease his guilt after his dealer and friend Combo is killed by rival dealers. [7], Plemons got his start in a Coca-Cola commercial when he was 3 1/2 years old. In 2018, Plemons had supporting roles in two films, the comedy Game Night and Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic Vice, which he narrated. Unfortunately Todd having tremendous respect for someone doesn’t really mean squat, he’ll still murder someone in an instant if he thinks they put him in danger. A meth cook and former exterminator, Todd helped his uncle operate their violent gang and later became Walt’s assistant when Jesse tried to quit the business. Paul reprised the role for the 2019 spin-off film El Camino: A Breaking Bad … He murdered Brock’s mom, the kid on the bike, and was perfectly complacent with his uncle murdering Walt. Bonding with Jesse, telling him his room is bitchin, asking Jesse what he thought about his place, offering pizza and beer, telling him a motivational quote. Gus frequently visits the now ailing Tio in a nursing home to intimidate him. Yeah, he doesn't understand human emotions very well. [17][18] In 2012, Plemons also had a supporting role in the Paul Thomas Anderson drama The Master. Todd is basically a Moth in the flame when he is trying to witness Walt’s latest creation.

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