As a Producer, Bryan Cranston Knew the Best Way to Save His Pilot Sneaky Pete Was to Act in It Himself

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When his iconic TV series Breaking Bad went off the air in 2013, Bryan Cranston wasn't looking to dive back into another series role. But in May 2015, when CBS passed on Sneaky Pete, the drama pilot he had co-created, co-written and executive produced, Cranston knew there was one surefire way to help the show find a second life: hire himself as an actor on the show.

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