LOS ANGELES – The New Mexico Film Office informed the Albuquerque Journal that a film called Greenbrier was to begin shooting in New Mexico from mid-November through to early February. Though the film office wouldn’t confirm that the project was a Breaking Bad film, the publication claims that a source close to the project confirmed the production.

The Albuquerque Journal also reported that the movie “tracks the escape of a kidnapped man and his quest for freedom,” and according to a subsequent story by Deadline, series creator  has written the film and will direct.

The movie most probably will be produced by  Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein, with whom he worked on the AMC drama.This is allegedly envisioned as a standalone installment in the franchise that lives in the Breaking Bad universe, however, it is not clear whether original cast members such as Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will reprise their roles.

Breaking Bad is widely regarded as one of the greatest television series ever made, winning 16 Primetime Emmy Awards and even entering the Guinness World Records as the most critically acclaimed show of all time in 2013.