Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston to write tell-all book

04/04/14

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston is to write a book about his life and the experience of working on TV series Breaking Bad.

The 58-year-old said he will "reveal the secrets and lies" of the show.

The Emmy award-winning actor, known for his role as Walter White in the hit US series, has a deal for what is described by the publishing company as a "deeply candid memoir".

Publishers Scribner announced in a statement the book will be out in 2015 but has yet to get a title.

With this book, I want to tell the stories of my life and reveal the secrets and lies that I lived with for six years shooting Breaking Bad
Bryan Cranston

Cranston's character in Breaking Bad was a chemistry teacher, who turned to producing crystal meth to pay for his cancer treatment.

A statement from the actor reads: "Walter White taught me a lot - some of it useful, some of it dangerous.

"With this book, I want to tell the stories of my life and reveal the secrets and lies that I lived with for six years shooting Breaking Bad," he added.

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul in Breaking Bad

The star, who was born in California, is also known for his comedic roles in Seinfeld and Malcolm in the Middle.

He is currently starring on Broadway as former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in All The Way.

Cranston's Breaking Bad co-star Aaron Paul, who played Jesse Pinkman, is currently starring in two films: A Long Way Down and Need For Speed.

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