Breaking Bad gets a makeover, en español

A scene from Metastasis, which airs in South America and the U.S. on the TV network UniMas.

A scene from Metastasis, which airs in South America and the U.S. on the TV network UniMas.

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A Spanish riff on Breaking Bad -- a drama called Metastasis -- debuted last month across South America and the United States. It's faithful to the original -- in fact, the show is almost a scene-for-scene remake. (One fan posted a side-by-side comparison of the first episodes from both shows on Youtube. Watch the video below the cut.)

Jian talks to Colombia's Diego Trujillo, who stars as Walter Blanco, about playing a new version of an iconic character and working on other Spanish-language adaptations of American shows, like Grey's Anatomy and Desperate Housewives.

Here's a side-by-side comparison of the first episodes of Breaking Bad and Metastasis.



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