Acting spotlight for show creator
BREAKING Bad creator Vince Gilligan is set to make his acting debut on the US TV show Community. Gilligan will play a gold digger who helps to escalate a fight between Alison Brie and Danny Pudi’s characters, EW.com reports. The episode featuring Gilligan has already been filmed and will air in the US next year. Gilligan is following in the footsteps of Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks, who joined Community for an 11-episode arc in the upcoming fifth season, which premieres in the US in January. Another Breaking Bad star, Anna Gunn, will be making a guest appearance on The Mindy Project. The Emmy winner will be playing a high-profile New York doctor at odds with Mindy Kaling’s lead character.
Community airs in Australia on Channel 7.
stars Gillian Jacobs, Joe McHale, Alison Brie and Chevy Chase.