Spoiler Alert: The much-discussed series finale of Breaking Bad showed chemistry-teacher-turned-meth-kingpin Walter White finally succumbing to the many forces that were trying to kill him and dying alone in a high-end meth lab.
Or did it?
In a recent interview with CNN, actor Bryan Cranston discussed the possibility that the man known to many only as "Heisenberg" may have lived to cook another day, having somehow survived a seemingly fatal bullet wound (and lung cancer).
"Hey you never saw bags zip up or anything," said Cranston in a response to a question about whether or not Walt survived the finale.
Asked point-blank, "Is he dead?" Cranston replied, simply, "I don't know."
Then came the part that's really got fans tweaking: on the possibility of a movie featuring the talented Mr. White, Cranston said coyly, "Never say never."
We already know a Breaking Bad spin-off focusing on smarmy lawyer Saul Goodman is in the works, but could Vince Gilligan and company be cooking up even more good stuff for fiending fans?
Naturally, a movie that takes place after the events of the BB finale would have to do some serious explaining to justify the fact that Walt is neither dead nor serving a life term in federal prison, but the show's writers dropped our jaws so frequently during the series' 5-season run that we believe them fully capable of pulling off such a stunner.
Of course, if they'd really wanted to shock us, the minds behind Breaking Bad would've ended things like this: